Items Tagged ‘chronic pseudo obstruction’

UCLA The Only Place

August 2, 2019

UCLA The Only Place

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“We tried other hospitals, but this is the only place we can bring her,” says Joe Pineda, father to 12-year-old Elyse Pineda. “Elise has chronic pseudo obstruction, which means her bowels get backed up. She’s had this condition since birth. Whenever they have events like Beauty Bus it helps the day go much faster. The […]

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Feels Like Home & Family

August 2, 2019

Feels Like Home & Family

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“You can have your hair or makeup done during Beauty Bus,” says 12-year-old Elyse Pineda, who has chronic pseudo obstruction, a rare gastrointestinal disorder. “When I was first born, I was diagnosed with my medical condition. I’ve grown up with it my whole life, and we’ve found that this place is the best hospital. I’m […]

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Tags: chronic pseudo obstruction, featured, gastrointestinal disorder, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital