Mystery Diagnosis

Mystery Diagnosis

2005 - 2011, Health, Science
Medical professionals try to understand diseases that are undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.

Episode Guide

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Fell to Pieces (Season 10 Episode 12)
    Season 10 Episode 12:

    The Girl Who Fell to Pieces

    A teen inexplicably suffers kidney failure; doctors cannot diagnose the slow growth of a fetus.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Simple Symptoms Turn Threatening (Season 10 Episode 10)
    Season 10 Episode 10:

    Simple Symptoms Turn Threatening

    Weak muscles make walking and using hands difficult; bump on the finger could be the first sign of a deadly infection.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Stolen Senses (Season 10 Episode 9)
    Season 10 Episode 9:

    Stolen Senses

    A 25-year-old woman becomes paralyzed from the chest down; an unknown condition steals a woman's eyesight.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - A Search for Answers (Season 10 Episode 8)
    Season 10 Episode 8:

    A Search for Answers

    A girl is born with shocking deformities; a college student suffers from fluid around his heart and lungs.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Time Is Running Out (Season 10 Episode 7)
    Season 10 Episode 7:

    Time Is Running Out

    A 14-year-old develops a rash that leaves her fighting for her life; a young father's body begins to shut down.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Too Young to Be Sick (Season 10 Episode 6)
    Season 10 Episode 6:

    Too Young to Be Sick

    Harry is born healthy but his body starts transforming; Sadie is on the brink of starvation.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - A Family's Desperate Search (Season 10 Episode 5)
    Season 10 Episode 5:

    A Family's Desperate Search

    Constant respiratory infections and an inability to grow; mysterious spasms and back pain overcome a man's life.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - When the Body Shuts Down (Season 10 Episode 4)
    Season 10 Episode 4:

    When the Body Shuts Down

    A baby is born with a series of defects; deadly sore throat.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Dangerous Growths (Season 10 Episode 3)
    Season 10 Episode 3:

    Dangerous Growths

    A woman starts growing uncontrollably.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Trapped Inside Their Bodies (Season 10 Episode 2)
    Season 10 Episode 2:

    Trapped Inside Their Bodies

    A young man has strange growths; toddler rapidly gains weight.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Fight to the Last Breath (Season 10 Episode 1)
    Season 10 Episode 1:

    Fight to the Last Breath

    A woman suffers crippling sinus pains.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy With the 150 Lb Leg (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    The Boy With the 150 Lb Leg

    A teen's leg grows so large it affects his mobility.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Mystery Diagnosis (Season 9 Episode 10)
    Season 9 Episode 10:

    Mystery Diagnosis

    Intussusception; Myelodysplastic Syndrome.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman With Unusual DNA (Season 9 Episode 9)
    Season 9 Episode 9:

    The Woman With Unusual DNA

    A teenager fails to hit puberty; a collapsed lung.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Toddler That Stopped Walking (Season 9 Episode 8)
    Season 9 Episode 8:

    The Toddler That Stopped Walking

    A toddler cannot walk or stand.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Toddler That Went Through Puberty (Season 9 Episode 7)
    Season 9 Episode 7:

    The Toddler That Went Through Puberty

    A toddler has unexplained bleeding; a college student has intense cramps.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Man Covered in Boils (Season 9 Episode 6)
    Season 9 Episode 6:

    The Man Covered in Boils

    Unexplainable boils appear on athlete's head.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl With No Bowel (Season 9 Episode 5)
    Season 9 Episode 5:

    The Girl With No Bowel

    A woman surviving blindness and albinism suffers another disease.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Baby Who Bruised Easily (Season 9 Episode 4)
    Season 9 Episode 4:

    The Baby Who Bruised Easily

    A baby has strange spots all over; a dad's muscle weakness.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Man With Hundreds of Lumps (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    The Man With Hundreds of Lumps

    Jessica is stricken with chills, fever, and migraines; Jake starts military training and finds painful lumps on his body.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - My Child Can't Stop Eating (Season 9 Episode 3)
    Season 9 Episode 3:

    My Child Can't Stop Eating

    The Kurpiel's daughter has a lump on her shoulder; a teenager gains an alarming amount of weight.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy Who Only Hopped (Season 9 Episode 2)
    Season 9 Episode 2:

    The Boy Who Only Hopped

    After moving houses, and months of strange behavior, 11-year-old Sammy stops walking and only hops. Can doctors bring him out of the bizarre world he is slipping into?

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Whose Flesh Was Eaten Alive (Season 9 Episode 1)
    Season 9 Episode 1:

    The Woman Whose Flesh Was Eaten Alive

    A woman suddenly loses a breast; a baby cries and vomits when fed.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Baby Who Smelled Like Pancakes (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    The Baby Who Smelled Like Pancakes

    An elderly woman cannot walk straight; a baby cries incessantly.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Was Covered in Bumps (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    The Girl Who Was Covered in Bumps

    A woman has pain with her menstrual cycle; growths on body.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Whose Skin Came Off (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    The Girl Whose Skin Came Off

    A college student has a large blister; nurse has back spasms.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy With the Strange Stare (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    The Boy With the Strange Stare

    A baby's gaze is fixed on the ceiling; a woman's bruise will not disappear.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Man Who Tripled in Size (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    The Man Who Tripled in Size

    A man gains 100 pounds of water weight.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Whose Legs Turned Black (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    The Woman Whose Legs Turned Black

    A woman's legs may need amputation; one side of a woman's face is numb.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Stopped Growing (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    The Girl Who Stopped Growing

    Baby with congenital cataracts.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl With Half a Face (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    The Girl With Half a Face

    A teenager's hair begins to fall out.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy Who Never Cried (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    The Boy Who Never Cried

    A young child does not respond to pain; a woman experiences unexplained seizures.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Burping (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Burping

    A woman suffers for years with a constant belching problem.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Who Went Crazy (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    The Woman Who Went Crazy

    A young mother begins to have panic attacks and has a seizure; she experiences episodes of paranoia and delusions after being released from the hospital.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl With Holes in Her Jaw (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    The Girl With Holes in Her Jaw

    A medical puzzle plagues a newborn baby.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Who Saw Pink (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    The Woman Who Saw Pink

    An infant's hip hurts mysteriously.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Breasts That Changed Color (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    The Breasts That Changed Color

    A woman experiences strange symptoms after breast reduction surgery.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Baby Who Couldn't Stop Eating (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    The Baby Who Couldn't Stop Eating

    A newborn has an indentation in his chest; another baby exhibits troubling symptoms.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy Who Could Break (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    The Boy Who Could Break

    Diane and Howard have a baby boy with a mystery illness; another doctor sees the newborn and diagnoses a rare and fatal disease, seen less than 100 times.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy Who Bit Himself (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    The Boy Who Bit Himself

    Parents notice their 7-month-old son has troubling physical impairments; a woman traveling the world starts experiencing unusual back pain and tingling in her feet.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy Who Stopped Walking (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    The Boy Who Stopped Walking

    An infant has an eye problem; a young girl is unusually sweaty.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy Who Kept Swelling (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    The Boy Who Kept Swelling

    An infant screams in the pool; a mother is struck by a series of headaches.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Couldn't Move (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    The Girl Who Couldn't Move

    Student experiences crippling pain in his lower back; an adopted child has a lump on her shoulder.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Couldn't Wake Up (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    The Girl Who Couldn't Wake Up

    A young woman experiences fainting spells after a car accident; an 11-year-old suffers a terrible headache.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Baby Who Wouldn't Stop Crying (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    The Baby Who Wouldn't Stop Crying

    A baby develops a bulging forehead and eye color changes; a teen suffers hand pain during swim practice.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Rocking (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    The Woman Who Couldn't Stop Rocking

    A woman experiences dizzy spells after a vacation; a woman suffers stomach pain and bizarre swelling.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman With the Giant Lump (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    The Woman With the Giant Lump

    A boy has infrequent bowel movements; a bodybuilder discovers a painful lump in her jaw.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Bizarre Contortion (Season 5 Episode 64)
    Season 5 Episode 64:

    Bizarre Contortion

    Head stuck laying on a shoulder; severely wrinkled face; extreme vertigo.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman With a Knife in Her Head (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    The Woman With a Knife in Her Head

    A woman who successfully gives birth after two miscarriages faces challenges.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Who Couldn't Cry (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    The Woman Who Couldn't Cry

    Doctors can't pinpoint the cause of the array of ailments a woman has been suffering from for more than 50 years.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Terrifying Tremors (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Terrifying Tremors

    A new baby is plagued with health problems.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Sickest Patient in the Hospital (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Sickest Patient in the Hospital

    Mysterious symptoms appear for a man who recently underwent minor surgery.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Headache That Wouldn't Go Away (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Headache That Wouldn't Go Away

    A baby girl turns blue 30 minutes after her birth.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Nobody Believed (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Girl Nobody Believed

    An overweight girl experiences dizziness and shortness of breath with any physical exertion.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - A Deadly Cough (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    A Deadly Cough

    A college student is misdiagnosed with pneumonia.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Who Kept Falling Down (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    The Woman Who Kept Falling Down

    A baby boy has bouts of vomiting and diarrhea from the day of his birth; a young woman experiences blackouts after she hits puberty.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Gagged (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Girl Who Gagged

    A woman has shortness of breath, chest and joint pain, extreme fatigue and cough; strange symptoms appear in an energetic kindergartener.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Couldn't Be Touched (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    The Girl Who Couldn't Be Touched

    A couple's baby is born without a heartbeat; a woman experiences excruciating headaches.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - A Case of Paralysis (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    A Case of Paralysis

    Two cases of paralysis.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Purple Puzzle (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Purple Puzzle

    An ultrasound anomaly worries expectant parents; a biology teacher has a bizarre symptom.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Donor Disaster (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Donor Disaster

    A pregnant woman experiences stomach pains and headaches; another woman experiences eye inflammation and joint stiffness.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Woman Who Craved Pickles (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    The Woman Who Craved Pickles

    A woman craves pickles, is extremely fatigued and can barely stay awake during the day.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Bizarre Visions (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Bizarre Visions

    A woman experiences perpetual stomach pain; another faces extreme fatigue and night sweating while pregnant.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Girl Who Couldn't Eat (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    The Girl Who Couldn't Eat

    A woman becomes violently ill after a lifetime of good health.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Baby Who Changed Colors (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    The Baby Who Changed Colors

    Twins battle seemingly unrelated illnesses.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Frenetic Genetics (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Frenetic Genetics

    An infant shows diverse symptoms; an ER nurse gets a diagnosis of lymphoma, before another symptom reveals her true illness.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Boy Who Couldn't Breathe (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    The Boy Who Couldn't Breathe

    A 3-month-old boy has breathing difficulties; a woman has stomach problems; stepping on a crochet hook causes strange problems for a patient.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Bearded Lady (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    The Bearded Lady

    A woman and her husband decide to start a family after numerous negative pregnancy tests; a man appears to suffer an embolism.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Man With Rocks in His Chest (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Man With Rocks in His Chest

    A baby is struck with nonstop vomiting.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The 13 Year Stomach Ache (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The 13 Year Stomach Ache

    A teenager is rushed to the hospital after taking aspirin to help alleviate altitude sickness; a woman has pain in her arm that mysteriously spreads.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Deadly Sore Throat (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Deadly Sore Throat

    A woman undergoes a risky craniotomy; a man searches for answers.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Man Who Turned Orange (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Man Who Turned Orange

    A tumor hides another malady; a marathon runner experiences chronic fatigue.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Sleeping Beauty (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Sleeping Beauty

    A teen sleeps for 10 days.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Fatal Secret (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Fatal Secret

    A person's head tilts to one side and his eye rolls backward when he looks up.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - An Unquenchable Thirst (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    An Unquenchable Thirst

    A baby drinks excessively, projectile vomits and stops growing.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Implant for Tourettes (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Implant for Tourettes

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Stabbing Sensation (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Stabbing Sensation

    Mysterious pains wrack an active teen's body.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - The Man Who Never Sweats (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    The Man Who Never Sweats

    Since childhood a man has been victim to joint pain, rashes, and an inability to sweat.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Lethal Diet (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Lethal Diet

    Parents deal with a son with sinus infections and unsteady feet; a woman gains weight and has oily skin, hair loss, body cramps and irritable bowel syndrome.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - A Puff of Smoke (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    A Puff of Smoke

    A baby is irritable, has trouble nursing and stops gaining weight.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Eaten Alive (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Eaten Alive

    A baby's hair appears brittle, and she is slow in developing after a case of whooping cough.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Falling Through the Cracks (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Falling Through the Cracks

    A girl has a serious heart condition and stops growing and gaining weight.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Blood Brothers (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Blood Brothers

    Joanne suffers from joint pain, mouth ulcers, genital sores, skin lesions and vision problems.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Desperate for a Cure (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Desperate for a Cure

    A 5-year-old boy has a persistent, mysterious fever and stomach ache.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Blood & Fire (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Blood & Fire

    Abdominal pains and headaches plague a girl until a diagnosis of retroflex odontoid and Chiari type 1 malformation; a paramedic has AIDS.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Why Is Emily Screaming? (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Why Is Emily Screaming?

    A young girl has trigeminal neuralgia; a woman seeks a reason for her rapid weight gain and other bodily changes.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Isaac's Nightmare (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Isaac's Nightmare

    A young boy's body does not produce the correct antibodies; a woman loses the ability to walk.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Not a Normal Newborn (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Not a Normal Newborn

    A child with Hurler's Disease undergoes a stem cell transplant procedure; a woman is diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis; a pacemaker regulates a man's cardiac arrhythmia.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Like Mother, Like Son (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Like Mother, Like Son

    A child has celiac disease and an intolerance to gluten; a woman's seizures stop after her left frontal lobe is removed.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Survivors (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Survivors

    A firefighter is experiencing respiratory problems; a man needs a lung transplant; a nurse has internal bleeding.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Grasping for Straws (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Grasping for Straws

    Doctors are baffled by a woman's mysterious respiratory problem.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Eaten Alive (Episode 136)
    Episode 136:

    Eaten Alive

  • Mystery Diagnosis - A Puff of Smoke (Episode 135)
    Episode 135:

    A Puff of Smoke

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Mystery Diagnosis (Episode 100)
    Episode 100:

    Mystery Diagnosis

    An indomitable patient refused to give up and found amazing conclusions to the mysteries of their diagnoses.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Parents Searching For Help (Episode 68)
    Episode 68:

    Parents Searching For Help

    Children have unexplained symptoms.

  • Mystery Diagnosis - Parents Pressing For Answers (Episode 67)
    Episode 67:

    Parents Pressing For Answers

    Parents pressure doctors to come up with causes for their childrens' ailments.