County Durham, England, Two brothers are often called the “brood of vipers‘. Because a rare condition, his skin grew six times faster than normal conditions the skin and should be changed every day. Hard scaly skin was like a snake.
Brother and sister Stacey (16 years) and Emma Picken (18 years) had to change the skin every day after being born with a rare condition. Two teenage girls are born with lamellar ichthyosis, skin disorder a rare inherited only affects 1 in 600,000 people.
Because these conditions, Stacey and Emma must use the cream every day so that her skin is able to survive and not be out of the house with direct sun can kill.
“We are very proud of them. They are very close to knowing what happened to each other. They just get on with life as possible. They have a bath 2 times a day, moisturize the skin and have to wash your hair every day because these conditions also affect the scalp,” father clearly Steven’s Picken (53 years), who came from County Durham, England, as reported by Dailymail.
Emma was the first born with this condition. Soon after he was born, the doctor took him away and then deliver the bad news to the couple Steven and his wife Sarah (39 years), that her daughter had a rare skin condition.
“The body is covered with tiny hard scaly skin and skin ‘tape’ that is so tight around his chest so that she could barely breathe,” recalls Steven.
Doctors had to cut the skin that looks like a tight band. The skin Which tightens squeezes small chest Emma. Skin it slipped his own when she was 8 years old.
Steve should keep her daughter’s tiny body in order to keep moisture and soften the scaly skin. Married couples this is very to see his daughter grow healthy into adulthood, but other doctors said.
Partner’s feelings were coming apart when their second daughter Stacey was born with similar conditions. 5 minutes after birth, Stacey began to change a thick skin. His skin became rough in just seconds.
Both brothers now have to constantly moisturize the skin, which grew six times faster than normal skin. This condition may also make it linger in the sun, with sweat and the heat could have killed two brothers.
The husband and wife, Steven and Sarah, carrying the defective gene, each of which cause rare condition of lamellar ichthyosis. But in addition to Emma and Stacey, 4 other children who do not experience similar conditions.
Emma and Stacey’s life more difficult when they start school. When Emma first started school, no one wants to hold her hand when all the kids holding hands in a circle.
These two girls can not do sports at school because it would be very dangerous for them. When all the people on holiday in summer, Emma and Stacey can only dwell in the house and hope it rains.
When hot, not infrequently Steven menyempot two daughters with a water pistol to keep itcold, even at night when the summer.
“We are very concerned that these girls will not be able to live normal lives, but they bothhave great personalities and we are proud of them both,” added Steven.
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