PNIBLOG

Basal Cell Carcinoma "The Doctors"

In this incredible story about a remarkable patient, which aired on “The Doctors”, what looked like a tiny pimple on a patient’s nose, turned out to be a very deeply seated cancer. Her dermatologist referred her to Dr. Kian Karimi. What happened next will shock you.

Hemifacial Spasm

Hemifacial spasm is a medical condition characterized by involuntary twitching of the muscles of facial expression affecting one side of the face. Read about a patient’s experience in dealing with this condition.

cushing's disease

The root cause of many hormonal imbalances is a small pea-size gland, the pituitary, sitting at the base of the brain, which often houses the tiniest of tumors. Patient advocate, Sharmyn McGraw raises awareness for the debilitating and often over-looked Cushing’s disease.

When a fall turns into a race against time

What started out as a normal night in a retired nurse’s life quickly turned into a race against time. Read about how a small fall landed this patient in the hospital and in the OR for emergency brain surgery.