Monday, January 14, 2008

Vitamin A Offers Hope For Gnarled Man

Sacked from his job, deserted by his wife, shunned by neighbours - "tree man" Dede has been treated as a freak for most of his life because of the gnarled growths sprouting from his hands and feet.

But now the 35-year-old Indonesian hopes a doctor in the United States will be able to treat the horn-like extensions that started appearing on his body in his teens and that earned him the "tree man" moniker.

Could a simple vitamin give this man a chance at life?

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