GIRL WAKES UP WITH NO FLESH IN LEGS | This is Praise Kasunhi (13) of Chitungwiza who woke up one day with no flesh and her legs and arm had to be amputated.
This is due to a rare condition called wet gangrene. Her parents are unemployed cannot afford to raise $13 000 for her medical bills.
The former basketball player said on the fateful day after a normal day at school, she stated feeling dizzy and retired to bed hoping to wake up well the following day, but that did not happen.
She recalls finding it difficult to walk and she ended up in hospital, with doctors failing to identify the cause of the illness except a rare skin disease emerging on the hands. The girl later woke up one day to find no flesh on the lower part of one of her legs.
Wet gangrene is a condition that occurs when body tissue dies. It is caused by a loss of blood supply due to an underlying illness, injury, and/or infection. Those who want to hep can you please contact ZBC newsroom