Bangladesh man suffering from tree man syndrome needs more surgeries

New Delhi : A man from Bangladesh, known as Tree Man because of his rare medical condition, reached hospital for a surgery on January 21. Abul Bajandar is 28 years old and makes a living out of driving his rickshaw.

He in the hospital again after multiple operations in 2016. He needs more surgeries for his skin condition to become any better where his hands and feet resemble tree branches, according to an international publication’s report.

According to the doctors, he skipped treatment earlier which has compelled the condition to worsen. A report said that he was a 10-year-old kid when he first noticed the lesions. The report mentioned that in 2017 the surgeries came to his rescue and he was able to use his hands to eat himself again.

Bajandar suffers from a rare genetic condition. The condition is so extremely rare that not more than 12 people suffer from it around the globe. Bajandar suffers from disease epidermodysplasia verruciformis.

Epidermodysplasia verruciformis (EV), also known as tree man syndrome, is an extremely rare skin disorder associated with a high risk of skin cancer.