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Long and Winding Road Leads to Mayo -- and a 'Miracle'

February 26, 2019

Long and Winding Road Leads to Mayo — and a ‘Miracle’

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After months of searching for answers, Frank Lonabaugh had a diagnosis: autoimmune encephalitis. But even with treatment, little progress was made. That’s when Frank’s wife reached out to Mayo Clinic.

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Tags: autoimmune encephalitis, Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, Dr. Andrew McKeon, Dr. Jeffrey Britton, faciobrachial dystonic seizures, Mayo Clinic in Rochester


March 24, 2015

After the Lightning Jolt – Finding Hope and Help When Others Said There Was None

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Greg Widseth tells the Minneapolis Star Tribune that the last thing he remembers is smiling at someone while leaving his son’s basketball practice last March. Then the seizures began. After the initial “lightning jolting” in Greg’s brain, he didn’t even recognize his wife. He says things are still a bit murky as to how he […]

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Tags: autoimmune neurological diseases, Dr. Andrew McKeon, Dr. Jeffrey Britton


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