What’s your rarest diagnosis? This GP found ciguatera poisoning in a rough and ready fisherman

Dr David Miller says one 'curious' symptom clued him into the diagnosis.
Rachel Fieldhouse
Dr David Miller.

Dr David Miller used to live on a yacht in the tropics and talk with other fishermen about “things in the sea that sting and poison”.

These conversations flooded back to him when he encountered a rare case of ciguatera poisoning in NSW.