2-year-old boy needs five organ transplants

November 24, 2014 5:12 PM

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2-year-old boy needs five organ transplants

A rare disease has left a two-year-old boy in need of five organ transplants to survive, WSOC-TV reported.

Keith Powell, of Rock Hill, South Carolina was born with short bowel syndrome, a condition that prevents his intestine from properly absorbing nutrients from food. Now, he is awaiting a life-saving intestinal transplant at Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina. He could be out of t...

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