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January 8, 2019

Prevailing Over Severe Form of Malaria

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After a trip overseas, Hugo de Jager was gripped by fatigue, abdominal pain and severe headaches. The culprit was cerebral malaria. Although the diagnosis is uncommon, and the condition life-threatening, experts at Mayo Clinic worked together to help Hugo achieve a remarkable recovery.

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Tags: Dr. Eelco Wijdicks, Dr. John Park, Malaria, Neurocritical Care


March 24, 2017

Racing Ahead to a New Career After a Brain Injury

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Just four months after being in a coma, Mike Short was crawling through tunnels, jumping over fiery logs, and scaling walls as part of a 5K race known as a “rugged maniac.” The Georgia native owes his ability to participate in the race to the neurocritical care team at Mayo Clinic that helped him recover […]

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Tags: Dr. Michael Pizzi, Dr. W. David Freeman, Epilepsy, MayoClinicFL, Mike Short, Neurocritical Care, Neurology and Neurosurgery


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