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Hopes Jabs Will Stem Growth of 'Wolf Boy' Pruthviraj Patil's Coat - India/USA

Health & Wellness  (tags: india, usa, child, boy, wolf, rare, health )

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IT'S not easy being a "wolf boy" - but American scientists are confident they've finally found the silver bullet that can cure one. Pruthviraj Patil, 11, suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as hypertrichosis - or "werewolf syndrome" - which causes

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David Gould (155)
Saturday November 22, 2008, 7:54 am
Poor kid. I do hope this new treatment works as to grow up with this affliction must have been awful for him.

Judith Jaehn (199)
Sunday November 23, 2008, 12:05 pm
CSI, Las Vegas did a story on this syndrome! Absolutely heartbreaking. God, I hope they find a cure for these dear hearts! Thank you! Noted!

Louise L (48)
Sunday November 23, 2008, 2:30 pm
There was a medical mysteries show that covered this syndrome. There are entire families in Mexico that have it. Bless the scientists who search for an end to such afflictions!

Amalthea Lalaith (11)
Sunday November 23, 2008, 5:16 pm
Wow. I had never heard of this. The poor boy, I hope for a treatment and normal life for him, as well.
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