Mar 27, 2019
After intentionally losing a significant amount of weight at age 14, the participant began to experience back pain and was later hospitalized for generalized tissue swelling (anasarca) as well as high blood sugar levels. He was identified to have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis), fractures of bones of the spine (vertebral compression fractures), and type 1 diabetes mellitus. Some of his additional symptoms include adrenal insufficiency and immune system abnormalities (antinuclear antibody positivity).
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