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March 16, 2020

Cameron’s New Way Forward After Rare Disease Diagnoses

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Cameron Kaipainen and his parents spent years searching for explanations to his ongoing and confusing medical problems. It wasn’t until arriving at Mayo Clinic in Arizona that the true nature of Cameron’s condition was uncovered, giving the family the priceless gift of knowledge.

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Tags: 7q11.23 duplication syndrome, Clinical Genomics, Dr. Bernard Bendok, Dr. Radhika Dhamija, Schwannoma, Schwannomatosis


February 10, 2020

Careful Evaluation, Genetic Testing Offer a New Path Forward

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Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Maureen Jessen, always wondered why the disease affected her so differently than it did others. Doctor after doctor told her that MS was likely causing her symptoms, so she believed them. Mayo Clinic specialists, however, gave Maureen new insight into her illness — one that had nothing to do with MS.

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Autoimmune Neurology, Clinical Genomics, Dr. Cristina Valencia Sanchez, Dr. Dean Wingerchuk, Dr. Radhika Dhamija


May 20, 2019

Genetic Testing Reveals Answers During Long Medical Odyssey

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After searching nearly three decades for an explanation to his challenging medical problems, whole-exome sequencing at Mayo Clinic finally provided the information Kyle Christy needed to better understand his condition and chart a way forward.

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Tags: Center for Individualized Medicine, Dr. Radhika Dhamija, Genetic testing, Whole-exome sequencing


October 5, 2017

Teen Navigates Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome With the Help of Clinical Genomics

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After years of dealing with mysterious symptoms, Nicole Rickert was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Now she’s working with her team at Mayo Clinic to get the care she needs to move forward into a healthy future.

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Tags: Clinical Genomics, Dr. Radhika Dhamija, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome


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