She was headed to a locked psych ward. Then an ER doctor made a startling discovery. – The Washington Post

https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/2022/02/12/medical-mystery-mental-facility-ct-scan/

Turned out to be a case of water on the brain, detected by an ER physician who had a hunch and ordered a brain scan.

«“It’s a cautionary tale,” Chu observed. “People get pigeonholed” if they have a psychiatric diagnosis.»

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