It does not get more unusual that this 3 sisters are affected by one of the strangest medical conditions in the world, affecting just one in a billion.
The Sangli sisters are suffering from a very unusual genetic disorder commonly know as werewolf disease – this is where they are covered from head to toe in very thick hair.
The three sisters Savita, 23, Monisha, 18, and 16-year-old Savitri Sangli, they reside in a village near Pune, they were passed down the hypertrichosis universalis disorder from their genetic father.
Hypertrichosis universalis is a genetic mutation, by which cells that normally control hair growth in uncommon areas, such as the eyelids and forehead, are left fully functioning.
Unfortunately the girls have excessive hair growth on their faces, affecting their eyebrows, nose and giving them a beard.
The sisters partake in hair removal cream to keep their condition under control on a short term basis.
The cost of a laser surgery is around Rs 3,50,000, but the family is not rich enough to afford the specialised treatment.
The mother Anita Sambhaji Raut has six daughters in total with 3 of them living with werewolf syndrome.
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