"Man-Tree" from Indonesia intends to marry

Indonesian "man-tree" whose body is covered kornepodobnymi growths had two major operations - to remove tissue grows on his hands and feet ... He could finally see his fingers and addicted to crossword puzzles, after could hold a pen ... And even after two operations, during which doctors should instill in his body intact skin, "man-tree" is hoping to correct their personal lives ...

37-year-old fisherman named Dede in adolescence to a knee injury. After that, out of his hands and feet began to grow resembling warts "roots". Over time, the build-up spread throughout the body, and soon he was unable to perform even routine household chores.

Lost his job and abandoned his wife, Dede raised their two children, who now have reached adolescence in poverty, resigned to the fact that local doctors could not help him. To make ends meet he even joined a local "freak show", paraded the victims of specific diseases.
Although he helped many relatives, he was constantly the subject of abuse and ridicule in his fishing village ... But everything changed when Dede had flown to an American expert in dermatology ... analyzing samples growths, as well as blood Dede, Dr Anthony Gaspari of the University of Maryland concluded that his illness is caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), a fairly common infection that usually causes small warts.

Dede problem was that he had a rare genetic disorder, which did not allow his immune system to restrain the growth of warts. Therefore, the virus was able to "take possession of the cellular machinery of his skin cells", giving them orders to produce large amounts of horny substance, from which place. We also found Dede low levels of white blood cell that initially prompted the doctor to suggest that the Indonesian AIDS. But tests have shown that it is not

The most amazing thing is that throughout the life of the Dede was in good health, which can not be expected from a person with a suppressed immune system. Intrigued causes specific immune defect Dede, Gaspari even wanted to bring the patient to the United States for further studies, but was afraid of financial and bureaucratic barriers. Therefore, it was decided to carry out treatment in Indonesia ...


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