Calgary woman's mystery illness was rare cannabinoid syndrome: What is it? (Dr. Joseph Finkler, SPH)
A Calgary woman received a surprising diagnosis when she wound up in the ER after vomiting 30 times in a single day.
According to the Canadian Press, Desiree Haight was worried it was “a relapse of a condition she was afflicted by in 2005, when she was hospitalized for three months and needed a feeding tube, eventually dropping to a body weight of just 98 pounds.”
Joseph Finkler, an emergency physician at St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH) in Vancouver, says he sees the condition every few weeks or months, although Health Canada hasn’t started tracking it yet.
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