Childhood Infections Success Stories

Read inspiring stories of hope from patients and families treated at Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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April Patient of the Month: Joshua

Joshua had an immune deficiency called immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency – the most common immune deficiency amongst children. One out of 200 children will have IgA deficiency. The second condition Joshua had was low white blood cells caused by a viral infection, presenting as if he had leukemia.

Read this story.

Deborah's Guillain-Barre syndrome success story

After being diagnosed with Guillain Barre syndrome, a serious disorder that occurs when the body's defense (immune) system mistakenly attacks part of the nervous system, Debbie had a tracheotomy and would be on a respirator for two months and couldn’t walk. Read this story.