Boy goes blind after taking drug similar to ibuprofen

Mum releases pictures of son with rare condition


A 10-year-old boy has been left blind, after having a rare reaction to a children's version of an over-the-counter drug similar to ibuprofen.

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Laura Cabales has released a series of shocking pictures of her son, Xander, who – nearly three years after developing Stevens-Johnson Syndrome – remains seriously ill. More in the video above.

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