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Former Miss Colombia has leg amputated following surgery complications

Former Miss Colombia Daniella Alvarez has leg amputated following surgery complicationsFormer Miss Colombia from Barranquilla, Daniella Alvarez, has inspired many people for her strength and courage in a recent medical ordeal that caused her to lose a leg.

The 32-year-old model and entrepreneur had her leg amputated following complications from a surgery to remove a lump in her abdomen.

During the operation in Bogotá, the doctors noticed that the mass had wrapped around her main aorta, causing a restriction in blood supply to her lower left leg.

Former Miss Colombia Daniella Alvarez has leg amputated following surgery complications

Daniella took to Instagram to share photos of her post-surgery surrounded by the immense love and support of her family.

“I want to share with you all the new version of me, I love my body just like before, and I’m happy to be in this world and be able to overcome all the challenges that lay ahead. I know that with God’s help everything is possible,” she said.

The UNICEF ambassador has represented Colombia at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada (USA).

Former Miss Colombia Daniella Alvarez has leg amputated following surgery complications

Photos: Instagram @danielaalvareztv, MUO

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