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The Man Who’s Turning Into a Tree – Abul Bajandar

A Bangladeshi man dubbed as the tree-man because of wart-like lesions growing from his hands and feet has been admitted to hospital. Abul Bajandar, 25, from Khulna, has been suffering from a disease known as Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis. Its a rare and inherited skin disorder. He is suffering since the past seven years.

Doctors at the Dhaka Medical College and Hospital (DMCH) will now decide on his treatment. The rare inherited skin disorder means gnarled growths sprout from his hands and feet. Medics will now decide on his treatment after forming a medical board of experts in Bangladesh. Read the full article here ▶