Boy, 11, Gets His Wish for Leg to Be Amputated

March 24, 2014 3:49 PM

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Boy, 11, Gets His Wish for Leg to Be Amputated

Mother of four Zimra Vigoda said the hardest decision she ever made was to agree to have her 11-year-old son Amit’s leg amputated.

Amit was born with a rare orthopedic condition, congenital pseudoarthrosis of tibia and fibula with osteofibrous dysplasia, which causes his right leg to continually fracture. At one point about 18 months ago, he would wake up twice weekly in excruciating pain with night terrors.

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