Patikorn was said to be suffering a “mystery disease” affecting only 1 in 500,000 people. It bears symptoms similar to Melanocytic nevus, with her entire right arm being covered in thick, dark hair. In addition, she has other spots and moles all over her body. Giant pigmented nevi are dangerous in that they may morph into cancerous melanoma if left untreated.
Little Miss Patikorn Chuayklang is suffering from a rare skin disease that, amongst other symptoms, has engulfed her entire right arm in thick, dark hair.
The child is scheduled to undergo laser-removal treatment at Chulalongkorn University Hospital. In addition to the Red Cross donation, the Nongkhangkhok government has arranged transportation to the Bangkok hospital for treatment.