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The Itch

http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2008/06/30/080630fa_fact_gawande?currentPage=all
This is an astounding story about a woman whose head itched so much that she scratched all the way through her skull and damaged her brain.

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bloomingmom
Oct. 9th, 2008 08:13 pm (UTC)
Thanks! i'd heard about this article but wasn't able to find it. both fascinating and depressing -- our brains are the most amazing critters -- how to heal them when they turn on us...... atul has written two books i've really enjoyed as well -- complications and better.
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