Seven of the World’s Most Unbelievable Genetic Accidents
These people have overcome great obstacles in their lives just because they were born differently than everyone else. Some sought medical help, some did not, and others died from their condition.
Frog-Like Baby in Nepal
Doctors believe the baby had a condition called anencephaly (Cyclops baby) which is a neural birth defect that prevents the brain from normal development. The baby died half and hour after birth and attracted a large crowd of curious on-lookers.
World’s Largest Hands in China
A man in China suffers from a rare condition known as macro dactyl which is caused by enlarged limbs and causes the body parts to grow out of control. The condition is extremely rare and there have only been about 20 documented cases reported in the last century.
Baby with 3 Arms Born in China
The 2 month old baby boy who was born in 2006 in China was born with an extremely rare and very well developed third arm. The medical mystery is unknown to doctors and the baby will require long term physical therapy to gain function in his remaining hand.
Woman with Feet Facing Backward in China
A 27-year-old woman in Chonqing City, China was born with her feet facing in the wrong direction. She has lived with this condition for her entire life and refuses to be classified as disabled. The cause of her medical problem is unknown.
Tailed Man in India
This Indian man believes that his tail can bring good to all the people in his village and chose not to have it medically removed. People all around the country have come to pray that his tail cures their illnesses.
One Eyed Baby Born in India
Doctors believe this baby’s condition was caused by either an experimental cancer drug or the result or a chromosomal disorder known as cyclopia. The baby was born with a single eye in the center of the forehead, no nose and her brain fused in a single hemisphere. The baby sadly died a few days after birth.
Nipple on Woman’s Foot in Brazil
This is the first supernumerary breast tissue found on the foot in Brazil. A close medical examination revealed that the area was surrounded by hair and developed a visible areola. The cause of this rare occurrence is widely unknown to medical professionals.