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Excruciating headaches leaves girl bedridden for 5 years

A 13 year old girl suffered from headaches so excruciating she was bedridden. Doctors prescribed her morphine and sterioids until five years late her condition was recognized (leakage of the fluid cushioning her brain). She had a life saving operations soon after and is recuperating well.

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About: Excruciating headaches leaves girl bedridden for 5 years

Date: 16 Feb 2003

Source: BBC News UK Edition


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