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College Student Overcomes Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Posted by Susana Shephard, Jun 26, 2014

In her early 20s, Erin Ayub has big plans. As a college student in El Paso, Texas, she is also a musician and aspiring writer. She had to put her plans on hold for a bit while in a medically induced coma at Mayo Clinic in Arizona due to a rare illness — anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis.

Now on the road to recovery, Erin and her mom share her story in this video.

Tags: Arizona, encephalitis, Erin Ayub, Matthew Clark PhD, Neurology & Neurosurgery, patient story

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