Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  

A patient in Bangladesh known as ‘tree man’ underwent extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. Now, however, he says the unusual growths are starting to come back

Bangladesh: ‘Tree Man’ readmitted to hospital due to relapse of his rare disease  A year ago Abul Bajandar, a Bangladeshi rickshaw-puller dubbed ‘tree-man’ for the bark-like growths that once covered his body, appeared to have made a full recovery from the rare condition that has afflicted him for a decade. He had undergone extensive surgeries last year to remove wood-like warts from his hands and feet. But twelve […]

Bangladeshi’s heart gets back to normalcy after 8 years

A 62-year-old Bangladeshi is leading a normal life after an implantable loop recorder has been fixed in him to monitor his heart. The device will record the patient’s heart rhythm continuously similar to taking continuous ECGs. Any abnormal rhythm will be immediately sent to the concerned doctor as a mobile alert and the doctor can view the abnormal rhythm online

Bangladeshi’s heart gets back to normalcy after 8 yearsSince the year 2010, Tofazzal Hossain started suffering from syncope, a condition that is characterised by sudden passing out or black out episodes. Today, Hossain, a 62-years-old Bangladesh citizen is leading a normal life. These episodes occurred at any time of the day while Hossain did his daily chores and was followed by weakness for […]

‘Tree man’ holds daughter for first time after 16 operations for rare disorder

The 27-year-old former rickshaw driver is one of only four people in the world to be diagnosed with epidermodysplasia verruciformis, an extremely rare genetic condition dubbed “tree-man disease”

‘Tree man’ holds daughter for first time after 16 operations for rare disorderA Bangladeshi father dubbed the “tree man” because of the bark-like warts that once covered his body will soon be able to leave hospital after ground breaking treatment for one of the world’s rarest diseases. Abul Bajandar has undergone at least 16 operations to remove 5kg (11 pounds) of growths from his hands and feet […]