A Man Played Video Games Nonstop For 73 Hours. This Is How His Organs Shut Down.
- Published: 17 June 2019
- This patient case is from Taipei, Taiwan, 2013. For more on Massive PE management, see References below.
Peer Review: Dr. B Barnes
Patient DC portrayed by Frank Minamino
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A Boy Ate 150 Gummy Vitamins For Breakfast. This Is What Happened To His Bones. ► iloverimini.mobi/user/watch?v=mZ6nREONy_4
A Dad Didn't Brush His Teeth For 40 Days. This Is What Happened To His Kidneys. ► iloverimini.mobi/user/watch?v=hB07EJhMBRs
A Toddler Chewed Lead Paint Off His Toys. This Is What Happened To His Brain. ► iloverimini.mobi/user/watch?v=5qHxEjINCAg
A Student Ate 5 Day Old Pasta For Lunch. This Is How His Liver Shut Down. ► iloverimini.mobi/user/watch?v=5ujTYLV2Qo4
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