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Items Tagged ‘Rheumatology’

February 8, 2018

Back to Nature After Specialized Care for a Disabling Condition

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

When Michael Rybak began to have trouble moving his arms, he feared his days of enjoying the outdoors may be over. But his team at Mayo Clinic was able to diagnosis and successfully treat his rare condition. Now he’s back to doing what he loves.

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Tags: Dermatology, Dr. Floranne Ernste, Dr. Paul Mueller, General Internal Medicine, Rheumatology


January 3, 2017

Diagnosis and Treatment for a Rare Disease Brings Back Trish Byrd’s Hearing and Optimism

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic

In spring 2016, Trish Byrd went deaf. And no one knew why. With constant ear pain and unable to hear, Trish saw seven different doctors in her home state of New Mexico. After months of treatment, there was no improvement in her symptoms. “I kept asking, ‘What’s wrong with me?’” Trish says. “None of my […]

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Tags: Dr. Lester Mertz, Dr. Peter Weisskopf, granulomatosis with polyangiitis, otorhinolaryngology, Rheumatology


November 18, 2015

Putting the Pieces Together to Solve Medical Mystery

By Hoyt Finnamore HoytFinnamore

Kim Goranson knew something wasn’t right. For more than 10 years, she endured exhaustion, pain and bouts of confusion. But to her frustration, repeated medical evaluations revealed nothing. A high-energy real estate agent in Lincoln, Nebraska, Kim saw her successful career slip away as the symptoms took a heavy toll on her life. “I had […]

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Tags: Dr. Vaidehi Chowdhary, Lupus, Rheumatology


September 30, 2009

“We plan to continue to use the Mayo Clinic, no matter where in the country we live”

By CSMMayo csmmayo

Every physician Anne Stohrer and her son turned to for treatment of his chronic knee and hip pain came-up with a non-diagnosis. Many frustrating years passed while they fought to find a care plan that would relieve his pain and allow him to be the young, active boy he wanted to be. As the years […]

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Tags: 5306, 5318, 5335, Anne Stohrer, Mayo Clinic, Pediatrics, Rheumatology


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