25 Diseases You Wouldn’t Like To Have

#15 – Epidermodysplasia Verruciformis a.k.a “Tree Man Syndrome”

Image result for Tree Man Syndrome

There are certain people in this world who suffer from this rare illness which makes them look like they are growing miniature trees out of their skin. These growths aren’t actually tree bark, but rather warts whose formation is provoked by the exposure to sun rays.

Although most of the warts that grow on the skin on the people who suffer from this disease are benign, they can become malignant if not treated.

Written by Harry Steinman

At the age of 18, Harry started a 5-year adventure to explore Southeast Asia and India. He has studied Eastern medicine and the art of yoga throughout his travels with the hopes of one day opening a holistic wellness and yoga center in North America. He's a lifelong learner and has the desire to share his findings with the rest of the world.