One in a Million: Rare Tumor Leads Family to Lurie Children's
After showing signs of puberty at age four, Jonah's parents became concerned. Doctors discovered an extremely rare tumor on his adrenal gland. Seeking a surgeon with both the expertise and experience in this type of tumor, led them to Dr. Fizan Abdullah.
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Four years ago, Aidan was struck by a car on his bike and rushed to Lurie Children’s with critical injuries to his spine and vital organs. After his recovery, he completed his first Chicago Marathon with Team Lurie Children’s in 2021.
With the expertise and support of Dr. Shaaban and Lurie Children's Chicago Institue for Fetal Health, Annie gave birth to Emmie and Gracie. Today, the girls are healthy and living life to the fullest.
After being diagnosed with ADHD, Leo began working Lurie Children's Dr. John Parkhurst. Through therapy, Leo learned how to harness his skills and strengths to better communicate with his family and friends.