The heaviest girl in the world just 18 months old, has a disorder that makes her constantly eating!
The heaviest girl who suffers from a rare disease – eat 6 times more than she should and still hungry.
India: Due to a rare disorder Prader-Willi, according to doctors, morbidly obese girl is insatiable as a result of a great weight and causes her learning difficulties and speech.
Aliya Saleem because of rare genetic diseases weighs in the average of eight-year child, but has only 18 months. She is one of the heaviest girls in the world for her age.
At start her parents, father Mohammad Saleem, 28, and mother Shabnam Parveen, 25, did not understand why she is insatiable and why she has such an appetite for food.
But now, after she had some test in the hospital, the doctor suspected it comes to Prader-Willi syndrome, a rare disorder characterized by growth disorders, difficulty in learning, and obsessive eating.
Aliya had a sister Simran, who died of hemorrhage in the brain, but also had a strong appetite to eat, suggesting a genetic link.
Her appearance attracted public attention when a video was released on YouTube which achieved over million view for a short time.
Although her sister’s common symptoms suggest a genetic cause, the doctor says that it’s not the last diagnosis, there are other options that can cause an insatiable hunger, but only the final test will show the exact diagnosis.
This very rare conditions in England are caused by defective chromosome number 15, which happens by accident.
Children with this syndrome can eat up to six times more than children of the same age – and still feel hungry.
Since there is no cure, doctors advise parents to take a care for healthy and balanced diet.