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Misdiagnosis at birth leads to kidney donations from boys mother and aunt

A boy was born with a blockage in his bladder which wasn’t diagnosed until he was 2 by which time both kidneys had suffered severe damage. The right kidney was removed when he was five and the left when a teenager. After 7 years his body rejected the kidney his mother donated when he was 18. His Aunt is now preparing to donate her kidney.

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About: Misdiagnosis at birth leads to kidney donations from boys mother and aunt

Date: 17 July 2004

Source: The News - Messenger

Author: Sarah Williams

URL: http://www.thenews-messenger.com/news/stories/20040717/localnews/865641.html

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