When Cousins Do It

A baby boy Pakistan with a rare genetic disease causing him to have multiple limbs is fighting for his life.

The boy was born actually with a conjoined twin that gives him the appearance of having six legs, but in reality the extra appendages belong to the unformed twin.  The condition only happens once in every one million births and local doctors are reaching out to other countries for help from other doctors that may have more experience with dealing with the condition.  Doctors need to determine which limbs belong to the baby, which belong to the unformed twin and if there are any internal organs effected by the condition.

The parents are a married couple of four years that also happen to be cousins.

 

via The Daily Mail, NY Daily News

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