Unexplained stomach pain in children is relatively common which parents may not take it seriously, but the reasons for Sima’s pains were different! The three years old baby has experienced recurring stomach pain for several days which prompts her parent’s anxiety that led to taking her to the children’s hospital of the #SyrianArabRedCrescent in #Aleppo
Professional medical tracking
The examinations reviled that the baby suffers from an ectopic spleen, which is a very rare clinical entity, characterized by the absence of one or more of the ligaments, in which the spleen is located outside of its normal position.
Therefore, the skilled doctors in the hospital have run a CT scan in order to prepare the baby girl for a surgical procedure that took an hour and 15 minutes. Following to the successful surgery conducted at the children’s hospital in Aleppo, Sima received the needed medical care where the doctors made sure that her medical state is good to return home
Accurate treatment to a rare case in Syria
It is worth mentioning that with the support of the Canadian Red Cross the Syrian Arab Red Crescent was able to implement this rare operation for the first time in SARC’s children’s hospital, which was considered the first of its kind in Aleppo’s children’s hospital and the second in Syria