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August 25, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Finally Diagnosed with Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

After nine months of struggling with many dehabilitating symptoms and fighting for a diagnosis, Katie Mork came to Mayo Clinic in February of 2011. Within a half an hour, Dr. Marc Patterson diagnosed her with POTS. Listen to Katie’s testimony on the long struggle and the eventual relief upon receiving a diagnosis right away at […]

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Tags: 5306, 5335, Corrie Mork, Katie Mork, Marc Patterson, Mayo Clinic, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, POTS


June 27, 2011 · Leave a Comment

Small Bump becomes Big Problem

By MakalaArce MakalaArce (@MakalaArce)

What began as a small, painless bump turned into a grueling 9.5-hour surgery for 3-year-old Caleb Ragaller (now 6). Caleb was born with a nasal dermoid cyst. Because superficial dermoid cysts are typically slow-growing and can be removed without complication, Caleb’s treatment plan appeared to be pretty straightforward. “We would go in for normal checkups […]

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Tags: 5267, 5292, 5294, 5306, 5335, Caleb Ragaller, CT scan, Dana Mara Thompson, dermoid cyst, Marc Patterson, Tina Ragaller


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