A 21-year-old woman was admitted to hospital with an extremely rare condition that causes her to sweat blood from her face and the palms of her hands. Italian doctors were left puzzled after the unnamed patient appeared with the bizarre symptoms despite not showing any sign of skin lesions.  Medics said there was no obvious trigger for the spontaneous bleeding, which could happen while she slept or

carried out physical activity. Her bleeding was most intense when she felt stressed, it was reported in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). Doctors in Florence report that the patient had suffered the unusual symptoms for the past three years and episodes last between one and five minutes The woman has reportedly become depressed and socially isolated because of the condition. READ MORE