|Baby that has wasting?
Aug 10, 2001
My son had a shot of steroids when he was two months old. He now has a hole in his leg, and the doctors told us that it is atrophy or wasting. The hole keeps getting bigger. No tests have been done to see if its affecting his muscle or bones. I asked about treatment, and they tell me that there is none available. I really don't know where to go to get answers or help for the baby.
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