Homehttps://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/Healthhttps://server7.kproxy.com/servlet/redirect.srv/sruj/smyrwpoii/p2/Doctors carry out an operation that changes the life of a person with rare skin diseases
Doctors carry out an operation that changes the life of a person with rare skin diseases
When Enrique Galvan grew up in Paraguay, other children call him a monster.
When he was a toddler, a rare genetic disease called neurofibromatosis was diagnosed, resulting in benign tumors of his nervous tissue and created something that looked like particles of extra skin hanging from the head, neck, and face.
Only when he was old enough to go to school he began to notice – and other children too. "The harassment started at the age of 5. The other children started to annoy me with insults," Galvan, now 27, said in a telephone interview this week with The Washington Post . ] READ MORE: * Removed breast surgery in Turkey: infected and deformed kiwi * The reconstruction of the face was successful, h * * The Australian man's plastic surgery feast ends tragically * The reconstruction of the woman's face began with harassment
"Then he got even worse when I became older." So when I became older, insults and isolation became even worse. "
He said that as a teenager he turned to drugs ̵
1; first marijuana, then cocaine – to deal with the pain of being" marginalized by other people "
" He has reached the point where he will completely ignorant and will turn my back, "he said about peer treatment." As if it did not exist. "
Over the years, Galvan had many operations in Paraguay to try to remove the large, heavy tumors hanging from his body
But because of the vast nature of his case, the procedures were unsuccessful
In the end, doctors in his home country
Following a medical trip to Paraguay last year and a plan to return Galvan to the United States for treatment, the Urquain University Medical Center decided to offer a free operation for him