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Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Service

Your stories

George

George is your typical mischievous, dinosaur-loving three-year-old, who considers himself to be the fifth wiggle.

21 March 2019 |

Madison

Madison was just four-years-old when she developed a rash that was eventually diagnosed as juvenile dermatomyositis – a rare autoimmune inflammatory muscle disorder which causes a red rash and progressive muscle weakness.

15 March 2019 |

Zayviar

Eight-year-old Zayviar from Redbank Plains is living with an extremely rare x-linked chromosomal defect - a condition that affects only seven people in the world, who are all within Zayviar’s family.

26 February 2019 |

Imogen

At the age of 15, Imogen’s life was turned upside down when what she and her parents thought was a lingering rowing injury ended up being stage 4 osteosarcoma - a rare and aggressive form of bone cancer.

25 February 2019 |

Poppy-Rose

Poppy-Rose was just seven days old when she underwent open-heart surgery – her heart was no bigger than a walnut at the time.

21 February 2019 |

Isabella

What began as a normal gymnastics training session, ended in the discovery of a life-changing health challenge for Isabella.

6 February 2019 |
Last updated: 12 March 2019
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