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Tag: Ulcerative Colitis
“Ireland’s delayed diagnosis led to a heart murmur” In the seventh grade, Ireland started experiencing severe abdominal pain. Ireland’s modest personality kept her from telling her parents right away about the symptoms she was displaying., Ireland’s aunt noticed how pale her niece, who had been keeping her pain quiet for four whole months, appeared and […]
“Andrew loves his new computer” Immediately after Andrew was born, he was flown to a nearby children’s hospital and underwent emergency colostomy surgery. As the result of a birth defect, Andrew suffered from rare, life-threatening bowel issues and needed a second surgery when he started to crawl. When Andrew was 13, doctors performed another surgery […]
December 2014 Michael is a kind and respectful 14-year-old who was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, an inflammatory bowel disease. He has faced multiple struggles in dealing with his illness, but consistently impressed the staff at Maricopa Integrated Health System’s Arizona Children Center. “I met Michael during his first admission to our hospital and remember being […]