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12-year-old boy has bones that can break at the slightest touch like he’s ‘made of glass’ – World News

Rohit’s condition has also affected his ability to develop as the 12-year-old is just one foot four inches tall and the illness means he cannot play with other children

Rohit, who suffers from osteoporosis, better known as
Rohit, who suffers from osteoporosis, better known as “brittle bone disease”, has broken 100 bones in his lifetime

A boy who broke 100 bones in his lifetime has been described as “made of glass” due to his rare bone condition.

Rohit, 12, suffers from a condition known as osteoporosis, better known as brittle bone disease.

In his case, it’s so bad that the slightest touch can cause one of his bones to snap – resulting in him being ostracized and unable to play with other children.

Rohit’s condition has also affected his ability to grow as he is only 1ft 4 tall and weighs just 2.4lbs.

In his short life, he has broken nearly 100 bones, averaging about eight a year.






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Rohit, who is from Uttar Pradesh, India, depends entirely on his mother’s help.

With no school enrolling him due to his condition, Rohit is taught to read by his older sister and is in excruciating pain most of the day.

Despite his condition, however, the young child has his heart set on becoming a singer when he grows up and doesn’t plan to let his illness stop him.







Rohit’s condition has also affected his ability to grow as the 12-year-old is just a foot and four inches tall
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There is currently no cure for osteoporosis, but sufferers can receive treatment to protect and strengthen their bones.

Treatments can help slow the breakdown of bone in the body, and some treatments can encourage new bone to grow.

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