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Doctors hope Sahana Khatun, 10, a girl is the first female victim suffering ‘Tree man syndrome’ may have a less aggressive version.

When four months back a bark-like wart grew on 10-year-old Sahana Khatun’s face, her father was not worried. But when wrats began to spread, he came for medical help to Bangladesh capital Dhaka only to be confirmed by Doctors Sahana may be the first female to ever be afflicted by so-called “tree man syndrome”.

If their diagnosis is right, she becomes one of a tiny group worldwide with epidermodysplasia verruciformis. Only a few people(only men)- are thought to have the disease.

Doctors are hopeful Sahana may have a less aggressive version of the illness and should be able to recover more quickly.

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Around this  last year Abul Bajandar was heavily suffering from the Tree syndrome. but today he has made a full recovery.

Abul Bajandar’s wrats filled with each hands, also growing on his legs weighed 5kg (11lb), giving him the appearance of a tree.

The 27-year-old, who was the first Bangladeshi diagnosed with the disease was unable to touch his wife and child for a decade. But after now undergone 16 separate surgeries at Dhaka’s Medical College Hospital to allow him to use his hands once more.

Last month to AFP news agency Doctors told he would soon able to leave the ward – and now the same tests are conducting by those same doctors to establish whether Sahana has the same unusual skin disorder.


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