Baby Boy Born with Top of Head Missing in India

In Kathihar, Bihar, India, a baby boy was born with top of his head missing. According to the information I got, the condition is caused by the genetic disorder we’ve seen on Best Gore before, although harlequin ichthyosis is typically associated with scaly skin. The condition looks closer to anencephaly than harlequin ichthyosis to me, … Continue reading “Baby Boy Born with Top of Head Missing in India”

Anencephalic Baby Video

Anencephaly is a severe neural tube defect whereas the fetus develops abnormally, typically – with much of the brain missing. Anencephalic babies are born with top of the skull and scalp missing, leaving underlying tissue, including whatever’s left of the brain exposed. Trying to prolong a life of an anencephalic babies would be contra-productive as … Continue reading “Anencephalic Baby Video”