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Patient Stories

Children's National Medical Center treats and heals children locally, nationally and globally. The following stories highlight a few of our international patients who found hope at Children's National.

Name: Abdulla
Age: 3 years old
Condition: Intestinal failure and secondary microvillus inclusion disease

Abdulla's Story

Marcel Lacle. Condition: OrnithineTranscarbamylase Deficiency (OTCD) 
Name: Marcel
Age: 1 year old
Codition: Ornithine Transcarbamylase Deficiency (OTCD)

Marcel's Story

 Children’s National Gives Hope to Kuwaiti Family. 10 year old Hawraa of Kuwait

Name: Hawraa
Age: 10 years
Country: Kuwait

Hawraa's story

Afghan Boy's U.S. Surgery A Success. Umer Muhammed 
Name: Umer
Age: 7 years
Country: Afghanistan

Umer's story

Loulwa, a five-month old girl from Kuwait 
Name: Loulwa
Age: 5 months
Country: Kuwait

Loulwa's story

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