Dr. Harrington is triggered an auto-immune disease at the risk of his life - The Point

In 1945, William J. Harrington completed his internship in Boston. One night he is in custody, his fate switches. Parents stampeded come to the hospital with th

Dr. Harrington is triggered an auto-immune disease at the risk of his life - The Point

In 1945, William J. Harrington completed his internship in Boston. One night he is in custody, his fate switches. Parents stampeded come to the hospital with their daughter of 17 years of age with a high vaginal bleeding. A doctor examines her and says to both parents, appalled that their little darling has probably undergone an illegal abortion. What, our daughter ? It is impossible !

A sample of blood is sent to the young Harrington to have a blood test. With amazement, he discovers the almost total absence of platelets, thus preventing the blood from clotting. The sickness of the game...

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Updated Date: 28 May 2020, 09:33

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