damien for nephrotic syndrome operation
Organized by: damien fro
This boy is so swollen with fluid that the he cries in pain all the time.His body is so badly swollen and it hurt to be touched, he is suffering from nephrotic syndrome, a disorder where the kidneys cannot process protein and it leaks into the urine. The doctors can not drain the water out of his body. He was only 12kg, but he has gained another 5kg - almost half of his body weight - in water. damien's cheeks is so swollen that his eyes are almost slits. And even though the toddler would be crying in pain, it would hurt the young child even more to be picked up.