Silvia Fonseca

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Silvia Fonseca

At the age of 11 months Silvia suffered a burn accident after pulling a jug of boiling milk, pouring it into different parts of her body.

At first, she was taken to the closest health care center and then to the Regional Hospital of San Carlos, Río San Juan (Luis Felipe Moncada), later she was transferred to the APROQUEN Burns Center with burns on 21% of her body, including face, neck, trunk and left arm.

During her stay, she underwent 3 surgeries. She was discharged on July 4, 2020.

  
Silvia is happy and ready to start her rehabilitation and re-integration to her community.