Iraqi child with 8 limbs successfully operated by Indian doctors


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A group of doctors here has successfully operated on a seven-month-old baby from Iraq who was pang from polymelia — a birth forsake involving limbs — to give him a new franchise of life. Polymelia is a birth forsake in that a influenced particular has some-more than a common series of limbs and, in this case, a boy, named Karam who was brought to a sanatorium in a really vicious condition, had 8 limbs.

“Both a legs of a baby that were extending out of a stomach were connected by his sternum (the breastbone) and there was no abdominal wall defect. His blood veins were also adjoined to his liver veins,” Ashish Rai, Senior Consultant, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Jaypee Hospital, told reporters here.

With a assistance of formidable little technique, these veins were distant and afterwards his legs extending out of his stomach were private from his body. When Karam was brought to a sanatorium he was only two-weeks-old. His limbs and a viscera were twisted along with situs inversus of a intestine with an intensely singular condition where a conjoined twin did not entirely form and was partially absorbed.

The group of doctors celebrated a baby and deliberation a risk factors, motionless to perform a vicious medicine in 3 stages. In a initial stage, Karam’s clubfeet was treated and a dual limbs that were extending out of his stomach were removed.

In a second stage, a doctors achieved “PA Band” medicine so that his left ventricle can control his whole body’s blood dissemination after a diagnosis and he can bear a ‘Double Switch Surgery’ in future. In a third theatre of a surgery, a other dual limbs were also private from his body.

“The turn of a medicine was difficult as it took roughly 8 hours though we did not face any vital issues. We had designed a medicine thoroughly. We had finished all a review progressing per a case,” Gaurav Rathore, Senior Consultant, Orthopaedics Joint Replacement Department, Jaypee Hospital, told IANS. “There are only 5 or 6 famous cases worldwide of this condition,” Rathore added.

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