The mysterious case of the blood sweating woman

There is no cure for rare disorder in which patient sweats blood

The case of a young woman with hematohidrosis, a rare disorder characterised by sweating blood, has baffled doctors.

Hematohidrosis: Picture: Canadian Medical Association Journal Source:Supplied

Reporting in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, the Italian authors say the 21-year-old patient had been experiencing random bleeding episodes for three years, despite no evidence of lesions.