Her Foot Looked Normal. What Was Causing the Excruciating Pain?

February 9, 2023

A twisted ankle left a young girl in pain for months, and her doctors puzzled by a clean X-ray and MRI. The parent's call to the WFCPC's Medical Director, Orthopedic Surgeon Joshua E. Hyman, MD uncovered dystonia, leading to eventual diagnosis and successful treatment of a rare form of the disorder.

From the NY Times Magazine column Diagnosis, Dr. Lisa Sanders shares stories on hard-to-solve medical mysteries. Read this one solved by Dr. Hyman.

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