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“Her surgery should have taken 4 hours but ended up taking 14 hours” As the expression goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. In early December 2013, 9-year old Makenna unexpectedly fainted in school so her family took her to their local hospital where she spent the night. Their daughter’s initial tests […]
Five year old Camille suffered from severe headaches. A third MRI led to the diagnosis of Moyamoya and Camille’s first brain surgery. Moyamoya is a rare blood vessel disorder in the base of the brain. Learning to adjust to her illness, Camille has both physical and occupational therapy. Camille is a sweet and shy little […]
“She still hasn’t put the camera down” Sadie’s family assumed she had a virus when she felt sick to her stomach for a few weeks. She had lost 11 pounds in less than a month. Results of a urine test showed that Sadie had a dangerously large amount of ketones in her body. Blood glucose […]
“Sarah had to relive the pain all over again” You wouldn’t know it from looking at her now, but 14 year old Sarah was recently in a horrific head on collision. As this is the second car accident that she has experienced in her young life, Sarah was forced to relive the painful trauma and […]
“Sommer suffered for two years before a doctor discovered the source” Sommer started experiencing severe leg pain when she was eight years old. At first, her symptoms were disregarded as growing pains. She suffered for two years until finally getting a referral to see a specialist. At age 10, Sommer was diagnosed with a birth […]
“Oakleigh was alert even as her surgeon pushed her organs back inside of her over the course of a week” Oakleigh was in a lot of pain when she first arrived at Kosair Children’s Hospital. Several x-rays revealed that she was suffering from a blockage in her bowels. Her doctors performed surgery and discovered that […]
As a small child, Allanie always had trouble walking and problems with her facial muscles. At age ten, she had a full medical work up that led to her being diagnosed with muscular dystrophy, a hereditary condition marked by progressive weakening and wasting of the muscles. While there is no cure for muscular dystrophy, medications […]