I thought I had a birthmark — until it took over my face

Jordan Lopez, a 24-year-old from Dallas, revealed that her birthmark was actually a rare genetic disorder called Linear nevus sebaceous syndrome. She had spent years hiding it and suffering from infections caused by continuous growth. After failed attempts at removal, she finally received a diagnosis and underwent surgery to remove the mark. Now, Lopez wants to raise awareness for those with rare genetic disorders and body differences. Her story went viral on TikTok and Instagram, receiving support and praise despite negative comments. Linear nevus sebaceous syndrome randomly affects every organ system, with common abnormalities including seizures and an increased risk of cancer.

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