boy born with eight limbs

Iraqi boy born with eight limbs gets a new leash of life

Doctors at Jaypee Hospital in Noida operated upon an Iraqi boy born with eight limbs, two of them protruding out of his stomach and have removed the extra arms and legs. The boy is set to return home. Dr Abhishek, consultant pediatric surgeon at Jaypee Hospital said that polymelia, the condition that Karam, the baby had is an extremely rare condition affecting one in a million infants and it is even rarer for them to undergo successful surgeries.

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