Saturday, June 09, 2007

Canadian Vulcan

Vancouver Patient Oozes Green Blood

The Vulcans among us?

First contact?

Even Spock raised an eyebrow over this story, but apparently the green blood was the result of sulfhemoglobin, a condition thought to be triggered by some medications.



At June 09, 2007 7:01 PM, Blogger nanc said...

why, that's positively "spocky"!

At June 09, 2007 7:58 PM, Blogger The Merry Widow said...

Live long and prosper...


At June 10, 2007 9:18 AM, Blogger cube said...

nanc: spockish?

tmw: And you as well.

At June 10, 2007 9:19 AM, Blogger cube said...

Hardcore Trekkers might think Carbon Creek ;-)

At June 10, 2007 10:06 AM, Blogger Caz said...

Tee, hee - must have frightened the crap out of the medics, at least momentarily!

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At June 11, 2007 6:59 AM, Blogger BeckEye said...

I wish I knew what medications...that would be an awesome prank to play on someone. Y'know the old "I'm really an alien/cyborg/demon" freak-out.

At June 11, 2007 8:30 AM, Blogger nanc said...


At June 11, 2007 9:26 AM, Blogger cube said...

d.s.: I don't keep a blogroll, but thanks for the compliment.

beckeye: According to the article,
"The doctor and her colleagues believe the condition may have been brought on by the man's migraine medication, sumatriptan, which he was taking in higher-than-advised doses, though they can't prove it."

You never know when you might want to pull the old green blood gag ;-)

At June 11, 2007 12:18 PM, Blogger Brooke said...

AW!!! I want some green blood!

The only thing cooler would be Andorian antennae!

At June 11, 2007 3:23 PM, Blogger cube said...

brooke: Oh yeah, expecially the new ones that actually move. Cool!

At June 18, 2007 7:50 PM, Blogger Jen said...

I had never heard of that. That's pretty interesting. I wonder if it would make you look a little green as well, since blood is what makes us look pinkish?


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