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Old 03-03-2010, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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This 14-month-old boy born without pores in his skin has baffled medics by developing fish scales.



Doctors believe Song Sheng, of Jinhu, eastern China, may be suffering from a rare genetic condition that means his body cannot cool itself.

Boy develops fish scales at 14 months old - Telegraph
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Old 03-03-2010, 11:30 AM
 
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Apparetnly the occurrence of this is 1 in 200,000 - devestating for the family and the child, I am sure. It is a recessive disorder.
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