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Illinois boy, 7, is first EVER diagnosed with rare disease

Will Kilquist, of Illinois, was born with a long list of mysterious symptoms that require a wheelchair, feeding tube and other care but his doctors were stumped at the cause. His parents Jon and Kari (sat with their children, from left, Will, Emmy and Owen) finally received a diagnosis thanks to a new national network that tackles the rarest of rare diseases

  Will Kilquist’s mysterious symptoms stumped every expert his parents consulted. No diagnosis could explain why he couldn’t sit up on his own, or why he’d frequently choke, or his neurologic and intestinal abnormalities. Then they turned to a new national network that aims to diagnose the rarest of rare …

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