the tragic life of a 12year old girl with werewolf syndrome

Twelve-year-old Bithi Akhtar of Bangladesh suffers from what’s known as “werewolf syndrome,” or hypertrichosis.

Her face, hands and legs are covered with black hackle-like strands.

She’s now under treatment at Bangabandu Sheikh Mujib Medical University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. But while her ailment is curable, her father, Abdur Razzak, a motorcycle driver, believes he won’t be able to afford all the treatment she’ll need.

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