Montag, Januar 10, 2022

cbc: Young patients with mystery neurological illness in New Brunswick

Terriline Porelle was at work during the summer of 2020 when she had a sharp pain in her leg. She assumed it was a pinched nerve.

She had no idea it was the first indication she might be suffering from a mysterious, fatal neurological illness.

Things got worse, though. Once an enthusiastic outdoor adventure-seeker, Porelle now bumps into walls and doors making her way around her house in the southeastern New Brunswick community of Cocagne.

It has been a long road for the 33-year-old since that first shot of pain. A road that eventually led to a cluster of 48 patients with a neurological syndrome of unknown cause in New Brunswick. more...