Children born with cyclopia have one eye in the middle of their head. Top 10 bizarre birth defects.
That eye is centrally placed in the area normally occupied by the root of the nose.
Cyclops birth defect. A congenital abnormality birth defect in which there is only one eye. It was reported to still be alive over a week later which is unusual for this condition. The forebrain is supposed to contain both cerebral.
Its eye was in the center of the forehead and there was no developed nose to be found. Cyclopia is named for the famous mythical creature the cyclops. His essay the cyclops child which.
It was nicknamed cleyed the cyclops. There is a missing nose or a nose in the form of a proboscis a tubular appendage located above the eye. This disorder is caused by development in the womb where the embryo begins to develop conjoined twins but never finishes resulting in a baby with multiple limbs.
Cyclopia also cyclocephaly or synophthalmia is a rare form of holoprosencephaly and is a congenital disorder birth defect characterized by the failure of the embryonic prosencephalon to properly divide the orbits of the eye into two cavities. Compounding the offenses detailed in the story. On october 10 2012 a small kitten was born.
The rare birth defect is often blamed on exposure to radiation or even a combination of different medicines taken during pregnancy. Its incidence is 1 in 16 000 in born animals and 1 in 200 in miscarried fetuses. Cyclopia was named after the mythical race of lawless giants in.
Atana ariyanto and his wife suriyanti from java island welcomed. The baby suffers from cyclopia one of the rarest birth defects that often causes children to die within moments of birth. Cyclopia is a type of birth defect known as holoprosencephaly.
A baby with this disorder will usually have one or two extra limbs that are deformed in comparison to their regular arms and or legs. An indonesian woman shocked doctors when she gave birth to a cyclops baby with one eye but sadly lost her seven hours later. The small cat died shortly after it was born.
This list is a teaser for our new book due out in november the ultimate book of bizarre lists. The baby only has one eye because his eye sockets did not form correctly. It means the forebrain of the embryo doesn t form two equal hemispheres.
It is believed that the cause may be related to certain cancer. On may 10th 2017 in assam india a black goat was born with one eye and other cyclopia related facial abnormalities. Recounts the dishonesty and cruelty surrounding the brief existence of a child with severe birth defects.