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Originally posted by GypsK
Miracle or hoax?
Russians puzzled as phrases from the Koran start appearing 'spontaneously' on baby's skin.
[edit on 25/10/2009 by GypsK]
That "miracle" was none other than skin disease called dermatographic urticaria or also known as dermographism or dermatographism. The disease is a skin disorder that affects about 4-5% of humans only. The reason is the layer of cells on the surface of the skin that release histamine without the antigen, because of the weak membrane surrounding the layer of these cells. Histamine makes the skin swell generated in the diseased area. Red skin easy patient becomes inflamed when touched or scratched by a blunt object. As a result, a person can freely form a writing or drawing on the skin of patients with this dermatographism. In the case of Ali Yakubov, of course "Signs" was written by a parent or person closest to seek sensation alone. More information about this disease among other particulars can be read in medical journals-skincare.com Healthy skin.