A Texas boy has undergone a rare procedure where he received 8 donated organs. Liam Cerda, 1, received 8 organs including a liver, stomach, large and small bowels, pancreas, two kidneys and bladder.
The condition called Megacystis Microcolon Intestinal Hypo Peristalsis Syndrome (MMIHS), or Berdon Syndrome is characterized by Malformed colon and bladder that cause digestive problems, was diagnosed at HoHz children’s hospital in Miami Florida, USA.
Although the condition is extremely rare, Liam is the second member of his family to undergo such procedure.
His sister, Delilah, 6 was also diagnosed as an infant and received seven organs transplanted.