Some of New York’s top doctors spent countless hours last year examining Andrew Greenspan.
His constant pain and dangerously high fevers had them baffled. At one point, they quarantined him in fear of tropical diseases.
A team of neurologists finally cracked the medical mystery: Greenspan, then 23, had a rare mix of autism, spinal injuries and other illnesses with bleak treatment options.
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When a risky spinal surgery failed last year, he launched an uncertain regimen of painkillers and other drugs, while dreading his next emergency room trip.
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