The Boy With Werewolf Syndrome

published 1 month ago by Dr. Frederick B. Covington

What would be your occupational therapy approach with this client? A SCHOOLBOY from India who suffers from ‘Werewolf Syndrome’ dreams of defying his condition and becoming a policeman. Lalit Patidar, aged 13 from Ratlam in the Central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, was born with Hypertrichosis, a condition more commonly known as Werewolf Syndrome. This condition is characterised by abnormal hair growth on the face, arms and other parts of the body. Despite his condition, Lalit lives a happy life and dreams of one day supporting his parents by becoming a policeman.

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