The Boy Whose Skin Grows Too Fast

DEDE FASCIANO: Harlequin Ichthyosis is a severe skin disorder. It is a genetic disorder that’s inherited at birth. For Evan, it is the most severe form of Ichthyosis. Dede: Time to cozy snuggly? Evan: Yeah and put my sweater! Dede: You want to put your sweater on? JOE FASCIANO: It is a condition that affects his skin and it makes […]

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One In A Million Boy With CLOVES Syndrome

JENNY PADILLA: Our child does look different and he was born that way, and we never knew he was going to be able to do all the things that he can do, and he amazes us every day. EILEEN HENWOOD: Victor is like every other 3-year-old. He loves to play with his friends, have fun. It’s interesting to watch the […]

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What is the difference between Somatic Symptom Disorder and Illness Anxiety Disorder?

Well this is doctor grande today the question is what is the difference between? somatic symptom disorder an illness anxiety disorder Now these two disorders used to be represented by just one disorder in older editions of the DSM the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual This disorder was referred to as hypochondriasis You may have heard the term Hypochondriac that was […]

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Chronic Illness Makes Woman Amazing Contortionist | BORN DIFFERENT

SCARLET CHECKERS: I’ve been extra flexible for my whole life. So, I’ve always known that there is something different about my body. SCARLET CHECKERS: I have a genetic condition called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. The type that I have is type 3 hypermobility. SCARLET CHECKERS: It’s a collagen disorder; it affects all the connective tissue in my body. It makes all of […]

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