The younger lady Raizel Calago from the Philippines was very lovely and took part in lots of magnificence contests within the nation. However prior to now 2 years, Raizel has become an outdated lady that many individuals mistake for a grandmother.
Solely 16 years outdated, however in case you have a look at Raizel’s look nowadays, nobody will guess her age accurately. This younger lady suffers from a uncommon illness referred to as Progeria, which makes her physique age and appears 4 instances older than her precise age.
Sooner or later, Raizel developed a rash throughout her physique after which wrinkles appeared on her pores and skin. Nonetheless, when the physician diagnoses that the marks are brought on by bugs, there may be nothing to fret about. Just a few days later, Raizel started to note speedy adjustments in her look and now transforms into an outdated lady regardless of being solely 16 years outdated.
“It is painful for my daughter to have such a horrible illness,” mentioned Raizel’s mom, 36-year-old Joela. “She’s at all times been fairly since she was little, however now her face seems horrible.”
Since her look modified, the 16-year-old lady now not dares to exit and play with buddies like earlier than. Raizel at all times wears a masks to cowl most of her face when going out as a result of she feels embarrassed.
Just lately, Raizel appeared on the favored TV present Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho by native physician James Younger. It was he who identified the lady with Progeria syndrome. This extraordinarily uncommon situation causes wrinkles or pores and skin growing old, growing the chance of coronary heart assault, coronary heart failure and stroke.
Sadly, the bodily adjustments brought on by Progeria can’t be cured. So all docs can do now could be do their greatest to stop cardiovascular issues and deal with joint issues. These are two of the frequent penalties that Progeria syndrome causes for sufferers.
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(In response to Oddity Central)