Transplant tests for boy, 2
Monday 17 May 1993
Rhys, from Epping, Essex, is to be investigated at the bone marrow unit at Bristol Children's Hospital.
He has been at the centre of a legal battle by his parents to reverse the closure of Westminster Children's Hospital, London.
Time is short for Rhys, who has Batten's Disease, a rare genetic disorder which can lead to dementia and blindness. It is fatal before the age of seven, and no one has had a transplant for the inherited disorder.
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