Did the minor league enforcer die? Because thats the only way cte can be diagnosed ( unless house once agin broke all the rules and chopped out a significant amount of the guys brain to satisfy his curiosity).
The show is entertaining in a way but its still a show that takes a lot of medical license to make it entertaining. The new york times ( and more recently the atlantic) proved that there is a pretty good market for disingenuous and self rightous concern for the safety of guys willing to drop them.
No they didn't test and that's not what it was but that's what the anti-fighting doctor taub was arguing