Father’s plea as rare condition swells daughter’s head
AFP: A desperate Indian father whose young child suffers from a condition that caused her head to swell up to an enormous size said Saturday he is praying for a “miracle” to save her life.
Eighteen-month-old Roona Begum was diagnosed with hydrocephalus, in which cerebrospinal fluid builds up in the brain, just weeks after her birth in a government-run hospital in remote Tripura state in northeast India.
The potentially fatal illness has caused Roona’s head to swell to a circumference of 91-centimetres (36-inches), putting pressure on her brain.
Photo: Abdul Rahman holds his daughter Roona Begum in front of their home in Jirania village on Friday (AFP)
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