When a bark-like wart grew on 10-year-old Sahana Khatun’s face 4 months ago, her father was not worried.
But after they began to spread, he became some-more concerned, travelling south from his encampment to a Bangladeshi collateral Dhaka to get medical help.
Now doctors fear Sahana might be a initial womanlike to ever be cheerless by supposed “tree male syndrome”.
If their diagnosis is right, she becomes one of a small organisation worldwide with epidermodysplasia verruciformis.
Only a few people – all group – are suspicion to have a disease.
For some, it is incapacitating, with one male incompetent to hold his mom and child for a decade.
Abul Bajandar’s hands were any consumed by growths that weighed 5kg (11lb), with warts also flourishing on his legs, giving him a coming of a tree.
The 27-year-old, who was a initial Bangladeshi diagnosed with a disease, has now undergone 16 apart surgeries during Dhaka’s Medical College Hospital to concede him to use his hands once more.
Doctors told a AFP news group final month that he would shortly be means to leave a sentinel – and those same doctors are now conducting tests to settle either Sahana has a same surprising skin disorder.
For her disturbed father, Mohammad Shahjahan, it is small comfort.
“We are unequivocally poor. My daughter mislaid her mom when she was usually six. we unequivocally wish that a doctors will mislay a barks from my pleasing daughter’s face,” he told AFP.
Doctors are carefree Sahana might have a reduction assertive chronicle of a illness and should be means to redeem some-more quickly.