Alfie Discovered With an Extra DNA Strand
A 2-year-old boy, Alfie Clamp, was born with a rare condition in the UK of an extra DNA strand of chromosome, an extra arm on his seventh chromosome. He is the world’s first kid to have an extra DNA strand.
Alfie Clamp, from Warwickshire in northern England was born blind with many disabilities. He was found with the rare abnormality, when he was just six-weeks old.
Doctors have performed a series of tests for the scope of his improvement. Even doctors said that they do not have any idea about his life-expectancy.
Alfie has to take drugs for absorbing nutrients as he is suffering from digestive and metabolic problems.
His Parents, Gemma and Richard Clamp are very worried about his condition. Earlier, they took him home, but his condition worsens and they had to rush back to the hospital. The family also had their DNA checked, no extra strand has been found in their body. The Clamps also have a 10-year-old healthy daughter.
Meanwhile, the reports of Daily Mail said that the family loves their boy a lot and he means a world to them.
His mother, Gemma said that when she was pregnant, she had imagined about the first steps of baby and many more things. She added, “Having a boy like Alfie makes you appreciate the little things. He didn't roll over until he was 18 months old, but we were so excited when he did”.
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