Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit Patient Stories

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Hirschsprung's Disease: Khloe's Story


Khloe was just 2 days old when doctors noticed she was having digestive problems. She was transferred to CHOP where doctors discovered she had Hirschsprung’s disease.

Methylmalonic Acidemia: Gavin’s Story

After being rushed to CHOP with dangerously high level of ammonia, baby Gavin was diagnosed with methylmalonic acidemia, a rare, life-threatening metabolic condition.

Gastroschisis: Vincenzo’s Story

Vincenzo with his parents in the N/IICU

Diagnosed prenatally with the abdominal wall defect gastroschisis, Vincenzo’s family traveled to CHOP for delivery and expert surgical repair. See how he's doing 10 years later.

Gastroschisis: Brianna's Story

Brianna Malloy was diagnosed with gastroschisis, a type of abdominal wall defect, before she was born. She underwent successful repair surgery at CHOP.