Kasun’s story

Kasun’s story

Kasun is a 9 year old boy referred to us from Kurunegala presenting with fever and cervical lymph node enlargement for 2 weeks. In Kurunegala hospital child was operated and lymphnode was excised but the fever continued. At LRH we thoroughly investigated him and diagnosed to have Melioidosis...

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Dulneth and Dilruwan’s story

Dulneth and Dilruwan’s story

A set of conjoint twins named Dulneth and Dilruwan (names have been changed to maintain confidentiality) was born in 2010 in Castle Street Hospital for Women following lower segment caesarian section. Combined birth weight was 4.5kg. They were Thoraco-omphalopagus conjoined twins....

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Madusha’s Story

Madusha’s Story

Madusha came at 2 years from Trincomalee with Advanced Retinoblastoma (cancer arising in the growing retina which is the light sensitive layer of the eye which is like the film roll of an old fashioned camera of young children less than 5 years of age) in both eyes. Our team realized that her left eye was unsalvageable and had to remove it as it was a threat to...

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