Young girl from France treated for rare form of drawfism

Apr 28, 2023

Olivia, who lives in France with her family, had seemingly run out of options. She has a rare form of dwarfism, and her school wouldn't let her come to class and doctors there said they couldn't do anything for her. They told her and her family to just let her lie in bed all day, every day.

Dr. David Feldman and the team at Paley Institute welcomed her with open arms, helping stabilize her spine and today, she's able to walk. When she flies back to France after six months in West Palm Beach, she'll be back in class entering 4th grade.

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