Forty-year-old Brazilian Aline of Tercera Leith suffers from a rare disease, causing half of her face turned into a cluster of tumors.
It is a genetic disease that, unfortunately, so far incurable, called neurofibromatosis, writes Daily Mail.
Over the years, the woman passed many small operations to stop the growth of tumors on the face, but now, according to doctors, the operation is too risky and may deprive Alin of view.
Alin Sercer Of Leith
Tumor Tercera Leith known as plexiform neurofibroma is a complex mass of connective tissue, which grows along the nerves on the face.
The tumor slowly deforms the face of Leith since she was three years old.
“Syndrome of weight my face, but everything else is fine. I don’t much care. Don’t be shy” — optimistically said Mrs. Leith.
Now Edinburgh is preparing for the first seven years of operation, to reduce the bulk of the tumor and raise the mouth and the ear.
Alin Sercer Of Leith
“All I went through 14 operations. Last stopped my face from getting it again has not dropped,” says Leith.
The last time a woman drove 200 miles to the nearest hospital in Rio to find out that the tumor began to press on the optic nerve.
Any invasive surgery can lead to loss of vision, which according to the doctors, not worth it.
The doctors decided to monitor the tumor development of Tercera Leith, to understand how it develops.
Tercera Leith family
Mrs. Serker Leith is determined to enjoy life no matter what. She has three children who are never ashamed of your mother and her strange disease, which they have not passed.
“I am proud that she is my mother, because she does for us. And that never refused to fight either for themselves or for us,” said daughter Ani.
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