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February 08, 2009

Baby born with his heart outside the body

Lakhipur (Cachar, Assam), November 13 2008: A baby boy was born with his heart outside the body at Lakhipur Block PHC Hospital in Lakhipur Sub-Division under Lakhipur Police Station.SDMO of the Hospital Dr.PS Pal told the newborn baby was born dead on 11th November 2008 at about 3 am as its heart being outside the chest cavity, but mother was safe.
(photo - doren) According to the expert the condition is called ectopia cordis and is a very rare and often fatal deformity.The unusual and dangerous development was caused by a rare disease less than five babies in one million are struck by it.Next day on the way back to home looking at the baby, father Jakir Hussain of Uttar Lalpani said it is nothing but the miracle of the Almighty Allah.Local people rushed at the hospital to witness the infant's heart was born with its most vital organ exposed.

Source: longjam dorendra


  1. soo sad.. :(

  2. Poor baby, may you rest in peace baby angel

  3. awuahhh thats saad;(


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