Rare Med, Conditon Woman Grows Nails Where Hair Should Be

Very Rare Medical Condition Causes Young Woman To Grow Fingernails Out Of Her Hair Follicles.
Rare Med, Conditon Woman Grows Nails Where Hair Should Be


In fact , the condition is so rare, that the young woman was told, that she is the only on earth with this medical condition.

A rare skin condition is causing one 28-year-old woman hair to grow human nails instead of hair.

Shanya A. Isom,from Memphis, Tn, first noticed something was wrong in 2009, when she had an asthma attack that doctors treated with steroids.

When Isom had an allergic reaction to the medicine, she developed bumps on her leg and her skin tone began to darken.

In 2011 she began treatment in Baltimore where doctors established that the bumps were in fact human nails slowly covering Shanyna’s body.

She produces 12 times the normal number of skin cells per hair follicle, suffocating her skin.

‘Where hair grows, nails are growing,’ Shanyna told WAFB news.

Today doctors have yet to diagnose her but have been able to control her symptoms.

On top of this distressing conditions, her medical bills keep soaring astronomically.



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