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“Ha la pelle delicata come ali di farfalla” e infezioni ovunque sul corpo, affetto da una malattia rara

PICS BY SILVIA CORRADIN / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Here is Nicky shes determined to give him the best life possible) - A teen has spent his life cocooned in bandages to stop his fragile skin from tearing off - saving his life. Nicky Corradin, 19, from Lancaster in California, USA, wasnt expected to survive past his first birthday because his skin can blister and fall off at the slightest touch. He was diagnosed with most severe form of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), which affects one in 20,000 children. Whenever there is friction on Nickys skin, painful blisters will form that need to be lanced, drained and covered to prevent infection which can be lethal. To keep her son alive, mum-of-two Silvia, 52, wraps him up in a cocoon of bandages that protect him from damaging himself. She says the daily wrappings, which cover his arms, legs and waist have saved her sons life and act as vital aids in the recovery previous wounds. His condition is so bad that he can no longer walk without causing extensive damage to his delicate skin, which is compared to having the fragility of a butterfly wing. - SEE CATERS COPY

PICS BY SILVIA CORRADIN / CATERS NEWS – (PICTURED: Here is Nicky shes determined to give him the best life possible) – A teen has spent his life cocooned in bandages to stop his fragile skin from tearing off – saving his life. Nicky Corradin, 19, from Lancaster in California, USA, wasnt expected to survive past his first birthday because his skin can blister and fall off at the slightest touch. He was diagnosed with most severe form of recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB), which affects one in 20,000 children. Whenever there is friction on Nickys skin, painful blisters will form that need to be lanced, drained and covered to prevent infection which can be lethal. To keep her son alive, mum-of-two Silvia, 52, wraps him up in a cocoon of bandages that protect him from damaging himself. She says the daily wrappings, which cover his arms, legs and waist have saved her sons life and act as vital aids in the recovery previous wounds. His condition is so bad that he can no longer walk without causing extensive damage to his delicate skin, which is compared to having the fragility of a butterfly wing. – SEE CATERS COPY

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