Thursday, 27 October 2016

The Little Boy With A Giant Leg: BORN DIFFERENT

Posted by Anup Baral | October 28, 2016 :
A RARE genetic disorder has caused a child’s leg to swell to four times its normal size. Three-year-old Akshaj Khandelwal from Dwarka in Delhi has been diagnosed with Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS), a rare condition that has caused excessive growth on the right side of his body. The three symptoms associated with the syndrome, which affects one or two in 100,000 people, are port wine stains, large varicose veins and hypertrophy (extra growth) of one limb. Videographer / director: Shams Qari Producer: Haziq Qadri, Ruby Coote Editor: Sonia Estal

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