Canadian doctors cured a child from a deadly disease before birth

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 Canadian doctors cured a child from a deadly disease even before birth

A unique case in medical practice occurred in Canada. Doctors began treating a child for a very rare and often fatal Pompe disease even before the birth, writes Live Science. Thanks to this, the girl was born without signs of the disease and will be able to live a normal life.

The child's parents have already lost two babies because of this disease, as they are carriers of the recessive gene variant. Because of this, their children have a 25% chance of inheriting Pompe disease. It occurs in only 1 in 100,000 children and causes damage to muscle and nerve cells throughout the child's body.

People with a less severe form develop symptoms later in life, but little Isla has a rare genetic condition diagnosed in the womb. Now the girl is already 16 months old, she is happy and develops like ordinary children.

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