Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

October 3, 2014
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Chronic subdural hematoma

Two days ago, Clara had 3 routine appointments scheduled with her orthopedist, ENT and neurosurgery assistant doctors. She had a MRI done on September 10th and all seemed to be just fine. But it wasn´t. Clara´s MRI showed a very clear … Continue reading

May 17, 2013
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Second CAT scan

Two weeks ago, Clara “had to do” a second CAT scan. Her neurosurgeon is still apprehensive but a little bit less now, after seeing the images of this CAT scan and the fourth transfontanelar ultrasound. There is no signs of … Continue reading

May 4, 2013
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Not “just short”

I remember when our geneticist doctor said at the moment she became suspicious about Clara condition of having a skeletal dysplasia: “She only be short”. Well, unfortunately that isn´t true… Having a skeletal dysplasia as achondroplasia, is much more than … Continue reading

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