Wheelchair-bound boy, 7, takes his first steps in two years after pioneering surgery to burn away 95% of a brain tumour which caused him up to 25 giggle seizures a day



A seven-year-old boy has had successful surgery to burn away 95 percent of a brain tumour which caused him to have up to 25 seizures a day.
Nathan Box suffered with a life-threatening condition called hypothalamic hamartoma which had left him wheelchair-bound.
This made him burst into laughter before having epileptic-type fits throughout the day.
Now he has managed to walk for the first time in two years thanks to the pioneering surgery in the US.
Nathan's parents, Susan and James, from Hornchurch, Essex, were desperately looking for ways to cure their son, but no doctor in the UK was... read more

 
30 November 2017 in Health, Views: 43
Source: Daily Mail
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