Children's Minnesota in the News

Children’s genomics team diagnoses rare disease in weeks-old patient

In July 2018, one-month-old Emilio (Leo) Murchie was rushed to Children’s Minnesota after his parents noticed he was breathing faster than normal. After genetic testing, Leo was diagnosed with Generalized Arterial Calcification of Infancy. Dr. Nancy Mendelsohn, chief of specialty pediatrics, told KARE-11 that she had only seen this condition one other time in her 30-year career. To watch the full segment: MN parents plan ‘celebration of a miracle’ for son with rare disease.

Hayley Sitz