The 'china doll' boy: Six-year-old, who has broken his bones more than 500 times, suffers fractures even hugging his siblings or smiling at his mother

A 'china doll' boy has suffered more than 500 fractures in his short life.
Reiko Quinlan, six, from Toronto, suffers from Osteogeneses Imperfecta Type Three, which causes him to endure agonising broken bones when he simply hugs his siblings or even just smiles at his mother.
Also known as brittle bone disease, the condition has left Reiko, who had five fractures during birth and 80 in the first year of his life, the size of a toddler and unable to walk unassisted.
The youngster longs to live a 'normal' life and often pretends not to notice when he has suffered a fracture, with his family,... read more

 
4 April 2018 in Health, Views: 41
Source: Daily Mail
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