Boy Rejects Tumour Surgery To Save His Smile

If you enjoyed this article or learned something new, please don't forget to SHARE it with others so they have a chance to enjoy this free information. This article is open source and free to reblog or use if you give a direct link back to the original article URL. Thanks for taking the time to support an open source initiative. We believe all information should be free and available to everyone. Have a good day and we hope to see you soon!

A BRAVE child with a disfigured face refused surgery because it could have cost him his smile. Ethan D’Amato suffers from Neurofibromatosis type one – or NF-1 – meaning he was born with severe facial tumours. The courageous 11-year-old has been offered surgery to remove his tumours but was told that could potentially damage his nerves – meaning he could have lost the ability to laugh and smile. Ethan, who lives in Dallas, Texas, turned down the offer and decided a life with tumours is better than a life without smiling. In an attempt to help people understand his condition Ethan and his family designed leaflets that they hand out to people who are curious about his appearance.

Popular Topics

Sponsored Ad

Related Posts

Sponsored Ad

Most Popular

Copyright © 2017, All Rights Reserved.

All information, data, and material contained, presented, or provided on is for educational purposes only.
It is not to be construed or intended as providing medical or legal advice. Decisions you make about your family's healthcare are important and should be made in consultation with a competent medical professional. We are not physicians and do not claim to be. Any views expressed here-in are not necessarily those held by
To Top