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Skin

14 January 2020

10-year-old boy dubbed 'human snake' because rare condition makes him shed skin every month

A 10-year-old boy has been dubbed the 'human snake' - because a rare skin condition causes him to shed his skin every month.

The youngster, known only as Jagannath, suffers from a rare genetic skin condition lamella ichthyosis.

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