9-year-old hoping for solution for rare stiff skin syndrome

January 19, 2015 3:31 PM

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9-year-old hoping for solution for rare stiff skin syndrome

He’s only the 42nd person in the world to be diagnosed with stiff skin syndrome, but one Colorado boy isn’t giving up on finding a cure for his rare condition.

Three years ago, 9-year-old Jaiden Rogers was diagnosed with stiff skin syndrome, a rare and rapidly progressive disorder of the connective tissue that hardens the skin and makes the muscles tough to move, KUSA reported. His mother first spotted a small patch of stiff skin, and a biopsy revealed his...

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