The family of a seriously ill woman today told of their devastation after she was diagnosed with a second rare condition.
Cheryl and Gary Harwood are trying to raise awareness after their 21-year-old daughter Alex developed the illness, which causes an increase in pressure around the brain.
The couple, from Cairnsmore Avenue, Preston, said that Alex, who already has Leigh’s Disease, had been particularly unlucky in being hit by another, unrelated, condition called idiopathic intracranial hypertension or IIH.
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