Stiff skin syndrome

Stiff skin syndrome (also known as "Congenital fascial dystrophy") is a cutaneous condition characterized by ‘rock hard’ induration, thickening of the skin and subcutaneous tissues, limited joint mobility, and mild hypertrichosis in infancy or early childhood. Immunologic abnormalities or vascular hyperactivity are not present in patients.Not much is known about it, cause or treatment, as it has only been reported 41 times throughout history. [Source: Wikipedia ]