The newborn who looks like an 80-year-old: Rare ageing condition means baby boy has wrinkles and thick hair on his back



A baby boy who looks like an 80-year-old man actually has a rare condition which causes him to age quickly.
Born in Magura, Bangladesh, he has wrinkles, hollow eyes, a shrunken body and a thick layer of hair on his back.
Local doctors were left stunned as to what the cause of his ageing is - but they believe he has progeria.
The condition - which affects just one in four million - often restricts children from having a normal life and causes their body to age faster than it should.
A doctor, who had been treating him, said: 'The baby does not look like a new born at all. 
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28 September 2016 in Health, Views: 30
Source: Daily Mail
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