PHILADELPHIA - A Delaware County girl who received lung transplants has suffered a setback, according to her mother's Facebook page.
Janet Murnaghan said Monday that 10-year-old Sarah has developed pneumonia in her right lung. They believe its caused by aspirations from her belly.
She is reportedly more stable Monday, but this is definitely a large setback.
The Newtown Square girl suffers from severe cystic fibrosis. She underwent the operation amid a national debate over the organ allocation process.
After a suit was filed by the Murnaghan family, the organization that oversees national transplant policies approved a one-year change that makes children younger than 12 eligible for priority on adult lung transplant lists.
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