Bangladesh treats first case of ‘tree girl’ syndrome
31 January 2017 | 1:07 pm
Bangladeshi doctors say they are treating what they believe to be the first girl to have the rare tree-man syndrome, weeks after announcing a groundbreaking treatment for a male victim.
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