Werewolf Syndrome

Werewolf syndrome is the condition of having massively excessive hair growth on the face and body. While normal levels of face and body hair vary between genders and ethnicities, there is a genetic condition scientifically known as "hypertrichosis" or "hirsutism" (This is based on the Latin word “hirsutus” which means “rough”, “bristly”, or “shaggy”) and is transmitted from parents to children.. This extremely rare condition has been seen occasionally throughout history and into modern times. In fact, there is a family in Mexico that has this trait, many of whom work as circus performers.

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