The Foundation focuses on intrauterine growth retardation, Russell-Silver syndrome
, Turner's syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, Noonan's syndrome, chondroplasias, and more.
She was born with Russell-Silver syndrome
, a genetic disorder that limits her growth.
Nothing remarkable in that, you might think, but Amelie has Russell-Silver syndrome
, a genetic disorder that limits growth, which means she is no bigger than a baby.
In a bid to find out what the future may hold for Amelie, the Gelhills travel to America to meet Dr Madeleine Harbison, the world's leading specialist in Russell-Silver syndrome
, but will she be able to give the family new hope?
She was born with Russell-Silver Syndrome
, a rare chromosome disorder that has severely affected her growth and mobility.
Amelie, who has Russell-Silver Syndrome
and weighs just 20lbs, was born with dislocated hips and in April 2008 underwent the first of three major hip operations.
Kyle's illness - Russell-Silver Syndrome
- has also left him with one leg 4cm shorter than the other and he wears a built-up shoe.
Association for Children with Russell-Silver Syndrome
22 Hoyt St.
Eventually, a specialist diagnosed Georgia with Russell-Silver syndrome
, a rare chromosome disorder that affects one in 100,000 births and results in dwarfism.
The lively Elland youngster - who has Russell-Silver Syndrome
- will have to endure two months in a plaster cast stretching from her chest to her toes to allow her bones to heal following the surgery to fit plates and pins to her thighs.
Amelie - who suffers from a rare chromosomal disorder called Russell-Silver Syndrome
- will light the fire at 6.
The brave Elland youngster suffers from a rare form of dwarfism called Russell-Silver Syndrome
, making it difficult for her to gain weight.