9-year-old Pakistani girl with hanging head lives as an outcast – Here’s her story
New Delhi: A uncommon, unknown muscular dysfunction has left a nine-year-old woman from Pakistan together with her head hanging at a 180-degree angle, forcing her to dwell her life as a pariah.
Persons are afraid of Afhseen Qumbar, from Mithi in Pakistan’s Singh province, and imagine her situation is a results of her sins.
The dysfunction has rendered Afhseen unable to face or stroll peoperly, which implies she is restricted to a sitting place and is unable to maintain her head upright. She additionally wants assist to eat and use the bathroom.
In response to the Day by day Mail, her father Allah Jurio, 55, and mom Jameelan, 50, say they’ve consulted a number of native docs however have been advised they can’t present therapy for such a uncommon situation.
The poverty-stricken couple, who depend on their eldest son for monetary assist additionally lack the cash or sources to take their daughter for specialist assist.
Due to her situation and folks’s worry, Afhseen stays at house and does not even go to high school. Kids are afraid to return near her and her solely mates are her six siblings with whom she performs often.
Afhseen was born a standard child like her six different siblings, however her life modified after she reached the age of eight months.
Jameelan added: ‘When she was eight months previous, she fell on the bottom whereas taking part in outdoors the home and damage her neck.
‘We ignored her situation initially and resulting from lack of cash we used to take her to an area religion healer however her situation by no means improved.
‘As she grew older, her issues turned sophisticated. She is not capable of hold her head upright in any respect and infrequently complains of ache within the neck.
‘She can not do something by herself and wishes assist in the whole lot. She simply sits in a nook and sometimes performs together with her siblings,’ the Day by day Mail reported.
As per the report, Dr Dilip Kumar, who runs a non-public clinic is Mithi, and has seen Afhseen’s case, stated: ‘This is without doubt one of the rarest of uncommon circumstances.
‘Her situation may very well be resulting from a backbone anomaly or muscular dysfunction, however it will possibly solely be concluded after a radical investigation.
‘We do not have the services accessible in Mithi that’s the reason I’ve instructed the dad and mom to take her to Karachi the place she will be able to have a lifesaving operation.’
Nonetheless, resulting from lack of monetary assist, Afhseen’s dad and mom are helpless and have pleaded for assist from the Pakistan authorities.