World's second-tallest man, 46, is in Wembley care home

World's second-tallest man, 46, is in Wembley care home
World's second-tallest man, 46, is in Wembley care home
World's second-tallest man, 46, is in Wembley care home battling serious illness brought on by his 7ft 5in frame Hussein Bisad became famous when he claimed to be the world's tallest man He is currently living in a care home in Brent, north London, after a transplant He has had to put his life on hold over the last five years due to a serious illness

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One of the tallest men in the world is living in a London care home and battling a serious illness.

Hussein Bisad, 46, became famous in 2002 when he claimed to be the world's tallest man.

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However, when it came to being measured by Guinness World Records he was found to be 7ft 5in, which was short of Turkey's Sultan Kösen who stands at 8ft 2in.

Now he has had to put his life on hold over the last five years due to a life-threatening illness in which he needs dialysis three times daily, MyLondon reports. 

Hussein Bisad, 46, pictured right, became famous in 2002 when he claimed to be the world's tallest man

Hussein Bisad, 46, pictured right, became famous in 2002 when he claimed to be the world's tallest man

According to his doctors, Mr Hussein's condition could be caused by pituitary giantism which produces more growth hormones than usual

According to his doctors, Mr Hussein's condition could be caused by pituitary giantism which produces more growth hormones than usual

He is currently living in a care home in Brent, north London, after receiving a kidney transplant in February 2020.

According to his doctors, his condition

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