Fish Boy from China born with fish scales skin


This 14-month-old boy in eastern China apparently suffers from a rare genetic disorder in which his body cannot cool itself, according to the Daily Telegraph. Song Sheng, reportedly was born without pores in his skin and started to develop scales shortly after birth.

Locals call him 'fish boy', reports the Telegraph. Doctors say because the toddler cannot sweat or lose heat through his skin, it peels away in fish-like scales.

To control his body temperature, his family puts him in baths of ice.



Song Dehui, his father, said: "He is in a lot of pain all the time. And if we don't have enough ice he gets a fever."

There's no known cure for the condition, called Lamellar ichthyosis, doctors have reportedly told the child's family.

His father said, "It can be treated but not cured, so we are praying for a miracle or a folk medicine cure."


To help Song Sheng, you can go here.



Via - NYDaily News , Telegraph



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hmm... kasian yaa......

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