It’s scary to think that some people are afflicted with certain rare conditions which medical science has no cure for.
Take this following case:
A 27-year-old Bangladeshi father was called the ‘tree man’ for a majority of his life – because unusual growths had formed from his hands growing up which looked like tree branches.
Abul Bajander had been suffering from a rare condition called Epidermodysplasia verruciformis, a genetic and hereditary skin disorder.
Mr. Bajander could no longer find work to support his family, due to the difficulties of his condition. That’s why he sought the aid of medical professionals to help restore his hands back to normal. After doctors discovered the man’s illness, they offered to treat his bizarre condition free of charge.
So the doctors had Bajander’s whole family move to Bangladesh’s capital city Dhaka. There, surgeons had to perform 16 surgeries on the unfortunate man!
The successful surgeries removed eleven pounds of bark-like growth from the father’s hands. Bajander will still need a few more beautification surgeries for his hands - but for now the father can least eat, write, and hold his 3-year-old daughter.
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