A 13-year-old boy who was left an outcast in his village in India
because his head hung upside down has risked life changing surgery to
straighten his neck.Mahendra Ahirwar suffers from a rare condition
called congenital myopathy which has made his muscles in his neck so
weak his head would hang at a 180-degree angle.
His parents Mukesh Ahirwar, 41, and mother Sumitra Ahirwar, 36, spent years taking him to see doctors but no one could help.
to Mail Online, now the teenager has undergone life-changing surgery by
a former NHS surgeon after a mother-of-two from Liverpool set up a
crowd-funding page raising £12,000 for treatment.
Dr Rajagopalan Krishnan, from Apollo Hospital, in Delhi, performed the
operation after Julie Jones made it possible.