Diagnosed with a rare spinal cord tumor known as a hemangioblastoma, Bridget sought treatment from the experts at Johns Hopkins Medicine. Middle schooler Bridget is an avid soccer player, but she and her family members noticed she was experiencing weakness, numbness and loss of coordination in her right leg. Pediatric neurosurgeon Mari Groves successfully removed the #SpinalCordTumor, and Bridget received rehabilitation at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Bridget also had genetic testing at #JohnsHopkins due to a family history of spinal cord lesions. Bridget is now symptom-free and enjoying her active life.
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