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Case of Tumorman-Neurofibromatosis, von Recklinghausen’s disease

  • May 22, 2010
  • 1 min read
Case of Tumorman-Neurofibromatosis, von Recklinghausen’s disease
Tumorman - China

A Chinese male, with a giant facial tumor used to be recognized as a tumor man. At a very young age of four, he suffered from a  rare genetic disease called Neurofibromatosis , obscuring his external appearance and warping his backbone.  Tumor Growths on his face caused him to have a trouble to hear, to speak and even to eat. It grew larger and rapidly as he aged, knocking out his teeth, crushing his left ear to hang down his shoulder level, blocking his left eye and deforming his bone as well.

Neurofibromatosis - Plexiform

In July 2007, Chinese surgeons successfully removed a massive 33-pound (or about 15kg) tumor hanging down on his face. He also had another 25-pound tumor removed successfully.

Source- Medicalmad.com

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