'Werewolf Boy' Begs For Cure - The News Junkie
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Thursday, May 15, 2008

'Werewolf Boy' Begs For Cure

11-Year-Old Boy Has A Face And Body Full Of Unwanted Hair:

warewolf boy

Pruthviraj Patil has suffered from hypertrichosis, a rare genetic condition also known as Werewolf Syndrome, since birth. He is believed to be one of only 50 people in the world with the condition.

Pruthviraj’s family have tried a range of treatments - including homeopathy, traditional Indian Ayurvedic remedies and more recently laser surgery – but none has proved successful.

Now he has appealed to doctors to help him find a permanent cure.

Kids have a tough enough time growing up these days even without a face full of hair. I can only imagine what this particular kid has to deal with on a daily basis. Luckily, he's a decent cricket player and they're cutting him some slack - for now.

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