Woman trapped in her own body for nine months after brain haemorrhage makes startling recovery thanks to last ditch surgery

Mother trapped in her own body for nine months after brain haemorrhage makes startling recovery thanks to last ditch surgery Pauline Quinn suffered a brain haemorrhage in July 2011 and was unresponsive for nine months, unable to walk, talk or eat Amazed doctors by talking again after shunt drained excess fluid from brainShe told her sister she thought she had been in hospital for a few weeks doctors put a shunt into Ms Quinn's brain to drain extra fluid from her skull.

Hydrocephalus: rare brain defect causes girl"s head to inflate to THREE times normal size

We need a miracle: Mother's plea as rare brain defect causes daughter's head to inflate to THREE times normal size Girl, 3, has Hydrocephalus that has caused a build-up of spinal fluid on her brainTwo-hour procedure could have cured condition but poverty-stricken family couldn't afford it | UPDATED: 11:15 GMT, 24 July 2012 [headerlinks These are the heart-wrenching images of a toddler who suffers from a rare disease which has caused her head to inflate to three times the size of an average adult.