Siddiqa Parvin (25) is eight feet tall and weighs 160 kg, suffering from abnormal growth and obesity caused by irregular release of the somatotropic hormone from the pituitary gland was admitted to the state-run Balurghat Sadar Hospital on July 2.
Siddiqa Parvin is still increasing in growth and obesity, has been admitted to a government hospital in West Bengal’s South Dinajpur district for a hormone-related disease which is causing it and she has to take her to Kolkata for better treatment,” and the attending doctor Sarthak Sensharma told to reporters.
According to her mother Monsura Bibi, Siddiqa Parvin was 7.6 foot tall and weighed 140 kg just three months ago and her daughter had a horrible hunger and consume six kg of rice and vegetables daily, making it very difficult for her father, a daily wage earner, to provide for her food.
Monsura Bibi had to take loans to feed their daughter and also did not know how much her treatment expenditure.
District Magistrate Durgadas Goswami said no assistance has been required by the family from the administration for Siddiqa Parvin’s treatment.