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22 Year-old Boy Needs Overseas Treatment

Sep 1, 2008, 9:34 AM | Article By: By Soury Camara & Yerro Mballow

Sutura Joof, a 22 year-old boy residing in Tobacco Road Banjul, is seeking assistance in obtaining overseas treatment from any good-hearted individual who is willing to help. According to the medical report issued by Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital, the patient has severe pain around the thoracic and lumbar spine from juvenile idiopathic scholiasts when he was four years old.

Results from his medical tests revealed that he has high thoracic carves causing severe deformity such as elevation of shoulder, prominence of the right scapula and the right thoracic gibba projection of the rips deformed on the convex side of the curve.

The report added that when he was diagnosed it was found that he has kyphoscoliosis which can only be treated abroad. The report further stated, from Kololi clinic AFRICMED, that Mr. Goof can be treated in Germany but it would cost more than 30,000 Euro to carry out the surgery and purse rehabilitation.

Mr. Joof is urgently in need of help so as to enable him obtain overseas treatment. His health condition is deteriorating everyday. Therefore he is soliciting help from any one willing especially the Government, philanthropists and NGO's. His contact number is 420372, 9988751 or 7788090