Sad! Meet 5-Year Old Who Suffers From Rare Condition Where One Half Of Her Body Grows Faster Than The Other

By 05:22 Mon, 30 May 2016 Comments

A little girl was diagnosed with a rare growth condition after her parents noticed the right-hand side of her body was growing quicker than the left.

Lilli-Mai Queen, five, suffers from Beckwith Wiedemann syndrome (BWS), often characterised by different parts of the body growing at different rates.

First diagnosed at 11 months old, Lilli-Mai’s right leg is now nearly 3cm longer than her left and she has an enlarged tongue on one side and larger right arm and hand. She has also recently overtaken her big brother in height, though he is 13 months older.

Despite often falling over while playing and needing shoes in different sizes, it is believed Lilli-Mai will eventually grow out of the condition.

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