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Eh Ka Lu (hypospadias)
August 23, 2011 Posted in BCMF Current patients

Eh Ka Lu was born at the Mae Tao Clinic in October 2010. His mother didn’t realize that Eh Ka Lu had a medical problem until she took him home. She noticed that he had an abscess near his testes and that his urine seemed to be coming out from everywhere. Eh Ka Lu’s mother […]

Saw Pwel (burns)
August 23, 2011 Posted in BCMF Current patients

In April 2011, four year old Saw Pwel sustained serious burns when he accidently knocked a pot of rice cooking on a stove. The boiling fluid poured onto his buttocks, perineum and down his legs. Three months after the accident the scarring is a combination of skin contractures and seeping open wounds. The little boy […]

Tha Gan (burns)
August 22, 2011 Posted in BCMF Current patients

Tha Gan is six years old and is from Karen State, Burma. When Tha Gan was 3 years old she tripped into a large fry pan of boiling curry that was being cooked over embers at ground height. She sustained third degree burns to her chin, neck, upper chest, down both arms and on her […]

Zin Ko (leukaemia)
August 16, 2011 Posted in BCMF Current patients

Zin Ko  was referred to the BCMF program in February 2011. He arrived at the Mae Tao Clinic in a severe condition and, once on the BCMF program, was transferred to Chiang Mai by ambulance. He has been undergoing chemotherapy and is responding well to his treatment. Zin Ko is 6 years old and lives […]