Browsing Tag

burn

2 posts

Parents in China shave their heads, donate scalp tissue to help son recover from severe burns

Chinese parents donate scalp tissue
  • A Chinese mother and father shaved their heads to donate scalp tissue for their infant son after he was badly burned by a burst water heater pipe.
  • On the night of July 30, a solar water heater pipe in the family’s home burst. and hot water splashed on the infant.
  • The 1-year-old boy sustained burns to 46 percent of his body as well as burn shock and a serious infection.
  • The infant was taken to the hospital in a coma and was transferred in mid-August to another hospital for skin implants using donor scalp tissue.

 A 1-year-old boy in China has undergone two successful surgeries for his severe burn wounds after his mother and father shaved their heads to donate their scalp tissue. 

On July 30, a solar water heater pipe burst in the family’s home at night, and hot water splashed onto the infant, named Kangkang. He suffered burns to 46 percent of his body and sustained burn shock and a serious infection. 

Chinese girl, 11, inspires millions by continuing to play the piano after a fire burned most of her body

HE_YUXIN_PIANO
  • He Yuxin, 11, fell victim to a fire accident in her home in Sanmexia, Henan Province, on Aug. 13 last year.
  • He suffered 68% burns to her body, which continues to hamper her ability to move.
  • He's grandmother was also involved in the accident, suffering 71% burns.
  • Despite her difficulties, He has resumed practicing the piano on a daily basis, according to her mother.
  • A Weibo fundraiser has been organized for He and her grandmother’s medical expenses.

An 11-year-old girl in central China has gone viral on Weibo for continuing to pursue her passion for playing piano in the face of debilitating burns.

He Yuxin, who lives with her family in Sanmenxia, Henan Province, had a life like any other child until an accident set her family’s home in flames on Aug. 13 last year.