Liputan6.com, Mamuju: Ummi Darmiati, boys sixth grade, could only lay limp in the hall of the Regional General Hospital Mamuju, West Sulawesi. Hundreds of caterpillars continue to spread to rogue all over her body. Victims even feel the pain until the chin, head, arms and thighs.
Since this strange disease, according to the Syriac - Ummi's mother, the child's social isolation from his school friends. Efforts to reduce the pain the family by caterpillars strip from Ummi body did not make the caterpillar population in the victim's body decreases.
Ummi has two years of this illness, but was never taken to hospitals for treatment because of economic factors family. New victim was rushed to the hospital since five days ago, after falling unconscious due to his condition continued to weaken.
Surprisingly, despite the five-day stay, the hospital had told relatives of victims of diseases that attacked the boy. One of the officers Mamuju hospitals, Tabitha, to explain since the victim arrived at the hospital the doctor referred directly to Makassar to get the maximum treatment, but due to cost reasons the victim's family refused.
Because of frustration, the original victim families will be returned to his hometown in Tabulahan District, District Mamasa, Sulbar. But the doctor was arrested for reasons of health may endanger the victim. Victims are now treated with treatment facilities and sober. (IDS / ANS)