Mark Adam says his sister Louise’s donation halted the rare condition he was suffering – HLH – and wiped out the symptoms of Crohn’s he had suffered since infancy
A patient with lifelong Crohn’s disease claims he has been cured after his sister donated stem cells .
Mark Adam, 22, suffered a severe form of the chronic digestive disease.
Big sister Louise, 24, volunteered for a stem cell transplant after Mark was hit with a second illness – the life-threatening immune condition haemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis.
Her stem cells appear to have helped cure Mark of both diseases.
Mark was working as a tennis coach on a three-month trip to Australia when he became ill.