Dr. Souhel Najjar

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1. He healed Susannah and she was able to return home and started rehabilitation and started accepting her illness but had challenges

2. He gave Susannah the “clock test,” which can identify areas of the brain that weren't functioning. Susannah drawed a clock, she listed all the numbers on the right side, and put the 12 where the six should have been.

3. Dr. Najjar found that Susannah’s inflamed brain was caused by an autoimmune reaction and her body was attacking the brain. Susannah was given a brain biopsy, which confirmed her encephalitis.

4. Dr. Najjar was optimistic that Susannah would soon recover to most of her former self.

5. He treated her aggressively with steroids, antibodies, and plasma exchange.

6. Dr. Souhel Najjar, a doctor from Damascus, Syria. A neuropathologist, who eventually diagnoses Susannah with an autoimmune disorder.

7. He discovered that Susannah had encephalitis/ brain inflammation. It was a rare disease that doctors just discovered and began to understand.

8. He studied the brain of people who committed suicide or who might have mental illnesses.

9. He was able to prove to doctors that her condition was not psychiatric

10. EVIDENCE

11. SUSANNAH CAHALAN

12. TESTS

13. ENCEPHALITIS

14. REHABILITATION

15. PYSCHIACTRIC

16. DR. ARSLAN

17. HOSPITAL

18. MEDICINE

19. Patients that were diagnosed had flu symptoms also anxiety, delusions, paranoia, and mania, and loss of language and memory.

20. Gave Susannah IV IG, antibody, and infusions. The spinal tap revealed that Susannah had a high white blood cell count

21. DR. KAHN

22. RHONA NACK

23. TOM CAHALAN

24. NEW YORK

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