Woman with "melted face" refused surgery
Strange things started to happen with the face of 63-year-old resident of Thailand Ouen Bunmi (Wiang Boonmee), when she was still a child. On the face began to form tumors which hung down, making it look as if her face melted.
With time, these growths spread across the face of a woman blinded and skew her nose and mouth. The woman was asked to go through surgery, which should facilitate her life, but she decided to give up.
Recently, 63-year-old Wan Bunmi moved to the outskirts of Surin in Thailand's capital Bangkok. Woman on the street selling a variety of goods, and where attracted the attention of doctors, who offered to help her. Doctors believe that the cause of growths on the face of the woman can be neurofibromatosis.
Despite the difficult state of the disease, the woman refused surgery, saying that she was afraid to die on the operating table.
"This problem came to me for a long time. As long as I live. I'm alive and well, and I have a job ", - says Wan, -" I can not wake up after the operation. I'm afraid that will not survive it. "" My daughter brings me here, so I can sell flowers and camphor oil. I'm happy. Someone donated the money to me this week, for which I am very grateful, "- she added.
Neurofibromatosis - a genetic condition that begins to develop in childhood and is manifested in the appearance of benign tumors.