A Nigerian man suffering for Ameloblastoma, Anayo Isaac, has called on Nigerians to support him and help him battle the diseases.
The man, who graduated from Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), expressed that the diseases has made his life unbearable.
NAIJ.com gathered that Ameloblastoma is a rare form of tumour that grows outside the teeth commonly around the lower and upper jaw. Symptoms include painless swelling, facial deformity and ulcers.
Isaac explained that the tumour started while he was working on his final year project. He added that he had undergone two surgeries which failed to improve his condition.
Read what he wrote:
“My name is Anayo Isaac. I am a young man with dreams and aspirations. I am a graduate of Applied Biochemistry from Esut Enugu. I have a disease that has made my life unbearable. It is called Ameloblastoma, but has grown worse to cancer of the mandible. This whole thing started in 2009 after my final year project defence.”
“I have undergone two surgeries at UNTH and ATAH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL both in Enugu state, to take it off, but it has still grown back and even gone worse. I have been linked to a hospital in Pakistan by someone who had a similar experience, he had his and is living a normal life now.”
“The doctors said they can treat mine as well. Please I need help urgently as the pains and discomfort are becoming unbearable. My family and I have exhausted all we have on this problem. I have been able to carry out requested analysis and sent the results to the doctors over their. The whole operation including transportation and other logistics has been estimated to be at least 5million (#5,000,000).”
Isaac's friend, Prince Gibson Yayi, also called on Nigerians to support the young man. He expressed that Isaac wishes to work for himself and earn a living but he has been unable to do so due to the illness.
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