Girl, 9, says removing leg offers her best hope for future

A nine-year-old girl says she wants to have her leg amputated to allow her to lead a normal life.

A nine-year-old girl says she wants to have her leg amputated to allow her to lead a normal life.

Ruby Hamilton suffers from a rare and crippling condition called proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD) which has caused her discomfort and pain since she was small.

The condition results in a deformity of the hip and her right leg being shortened.

She was also born with a talipes - a condition affecting the shape of her foot - and lacks any cruciate ligament in her...
source: BBC

2018-05-16 17:38
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