11-year-old child who ate toilet paper died

A poor boy who because of a rare eating disorders eating toilet paper and dirt, has died at the age of 11. For the moment of death he already suffered from severe morbid obesity.

A young resident of South Africa, caden Benjamin died at the age of 11 years due to severe eating disorders, which caused him to demand food almost constantly. The child was so hungry that he swallowed toilet paper and dirt. The endless hunger pangs were the result of a disease called Prader-Willi syndrome. Native restrict the child from eating the food because it was very well, and this posed a great danger to his health, first and foremost to the heart. However, the boy suffered from hunger and that absorbed even non-edible items.

The Prader-Willi syndrome deprived his brain of the ability to experience a feeling of satiety. As a result, the boy was constantly hungry he could even eat earth in order to fill the stomach. To 10 years of age the weight of the baby was already almost 150 kg. of Course, that his health was irreparably undermined, he began to have breathing problems, diabetes and depression, and heart increased in size. Parents through crowdfunding platform tried to collect money for treatment of the child, but they just don’t have time to do that.

Now the collected funds will go to pay for the funeral of Kadena. The Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare disorder, appearing for random reasons. His victims have a genetic defect of chromosome number 15. Among the symptoms of this disorder, the constant hunger, the weight gain, impaired growth and decreased muscle tone. In extreme cases the syndrome can cause uncontrollable hunger pangs and lead to obesity. (READ MORE)