FOX 7 Makes Miracles: Anti-NMDA Encephalitis

Sam Arghami's 16 year old son Anthony was a healthy, active teenager in August. By mid-September he was hospitalized with an undiagnosed illness. He was having seizures, hallucinating, suffered from insomnia and lost about 40 pounds.

After much testing and research, Anthony's doctors diagnosed him with anti-nmda encephalitis. The rare illness was just recently named in 2007.  Not too many doctors know about it, but Sam Arghami wants to educate doctors and parents about the signs and symptoms of the disease.

Anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis is a disease occurring when antibodies produced by the body’s own immune system attack NMDA receptors in the brain.

For more information please visit antinmdafoundation.org.

This year alone, thousands of sick and injured children will be treated at Dell Children's Medical Center.  FOX 7 and Mix 94.7 are partnering up with Dell Children's Medical Center this year for the Mix and FOX 7 Makes Miracles Mediathon. We are committed to seeing that every child receives the best care possible. 

Please donate today.  Your gift will help sick children in our community achieve miracles.

 

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