Lightest person Lucia Xarate (1863-89, Mexico), an emaciated ateleiotic dwarf of 26.8 in. (67 cm) who weighed 2.8 lb. (1.1 kg) at birth, weighed only 4.7 lb. (2.13 kg) at the age of 17. She had fattened up to 13 lb. (5.9 kg) by her 20th birthday. The lightest recorded adults of normal height are those suffering from Simmond's Disease (hypophyseal cachexia). Losses of up to 65% of the original body weight have been recorded in females, with a "low" of 44 lb. (20 kg) in the case of Emma Shaller (USA) who stood 5 ft. 2 in. (1.57 m). Edward C. Hagner, alias Eddie Masher (USA), is alleged to have weighed only 48 lb. (22 kg) at a height of 5 ft. 7 in. (1.7 m). He was also known as the "Skeleton Dude."
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