French transplant surgeon Laurent Lantieri poses next to a screen showing the three faces of his patient Jerome Hamon – at left is his original face that was disfigured by a genetic mutation, in the centre is the transplanted face that belonged to a 60-year-old man, and at right is Hamon’s new face that belonged to a 22 year old. Photo: Agence France-Presse

The man with three faces: French patient Jerome Hamon gets his second transplant

Hamon’s original face was disfigured by a genetic mutation, while his second began to die last year

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French transplant surgeon Laurent Lantieri poses next to a screen showing the three faces of his patient Jerome Hamon – at left is his original face that was disfigured by a genetic mutation, in the centre is the transplanted face that belonged to a 60-year-old man, and at right is Hamon’s new face that belonged to a 22 year old. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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