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Troubling Medical Mystery Solved After Years of Painful Symptoms

December 12, 2017

Troubling Medical Mystery Solved After Years of Painful Symptoms

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Before coming to Mayo Clinic, Colin McEwen spent years living with intense pain, and without a diagnosis. That began to change with the help of neurologist Sarah Berini, M.D.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Sarah Berini, porphyria


February 23, 2017

Back to Normal After Frightening Bout With Encephalitis

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Three years ago, Christa Thesing suddenly began hallucinating and found herself unable to sleep. Her frightening symptoms baffled doctors near her home in Andover, Minnesota. Doctors initially suspected bipolar disorder, but then Christa’s condition worsened. She became confused and began losing the ability to walk, talk and eat.

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Michel Toledano, Encephalitis


June 26, 2014

Building hope and healing

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The director of their residency program, Lyell Jones, M.D., challenged Mayo’s neurology residents to find ways (outside of the hospital) to make an impact in the community by doing things to “give back.” Narayan Kissoon, M.D., and his fellow neurology residents happily responded. They donated their time to projects like providing food to those in need […]

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Tags: Department of Neurology, Dr. Lyell Jones, Dr. Narayan Kissoon, Habitat for Humanity


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