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Who will help Kumba Gaye?

Oct 21, 2020, 11:42 AM | Article By: Lamin Gibba

Kumba Gaye, a resident of Latrikunda German is seeking medical assistance to undergo overseas medical treatment.

A 28 -year –old was earlier admitted prior to her referral investigations which were inconclusive.

According to her medical report from Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH), a contrast brain CT scan was done for her which showed multilobulated homogeneous enhancement intra and suprasella solid mass with marginalhyper dense line extending to the posterior cranial fossa with partial destruction of the floor of the sella turca.

Her examination further revealed that the woman suffers bilateral apoptosis, (axial), conscious, alert and oriented, but papillary reaction was moderate. Fundoscopy showedbilateral papilloedema.

The report recommended her to undergo an overseas treatment.

Any organization or individual willing to support her can contact the following numbers;9914751,7912104,7206609 and 7061872.

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