Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: palpation for tusks

  • Somnambulance and other surprises

    Brent Russell Marietta, Georgia, United States   Palpation for tusks In one of the odder experiences of my life, I woke up in the middle of the night to find my wife prodding my face with her fingers. “What are you doing?” I asked. “I’m trying to see whether you have tusks,” she replied. Apparently,…