Division of Neurology Patient Stories

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Prenatal Diagnosis of Hydrocephalus and Postnatal Shunt Surgery: Laurel’s Story

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As an operating room nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Jennifer has staffed enough neurosurgery procedures to know the impact hydrocephalus can have on a person’s life. So, when her daughter, Laurel, was diagnosed with hydrocephalus while she was still in the womb, Jennifer turned to the best team to give Laurel the best chance in life.

Immune Dysregulation: Andrea's Story

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When Andrea, 10, began having vision problems, there's no way her family could have predicted the complex diagnostic journey they were about to embark upon.