Dawson was admitted to American Family Children's Hospital in Madison, WI on Wednesday, May 15, 2013 after three visits on three consecutive nights to the ER for what was first hives that then developed into purple discoloration and severe pain in his lower body.
After several days of not knowing what was causing this, he has been diagnosed with a very rare condition called Purpura fulminans, a destructive infection that attacks both skin and soft tissues.
He recently had all the skin removed from his legs, and will be undergoing many surgeries, including skin grafts, to repair his legs. Whether or not he will be able to keep his toes and/or feet is still unknown.
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Belleville, WI 53508
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