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Girl born with 8 Limbs undergoes surgery in India

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“(CBS) BANGALORE, India Revered by some in her village as the reincarnation of a Hindu goddess, a 2-year-old girl born with four arms and four legs was undergoing surgery Tuesday to leave her with a normal body.

The girl named Lakshmi is joined to a “parasitic twin” that stopped developing in the mother’s womb. The surviving fetus absorbed the limbs, kidneys and other body parts of the undeveloped fetus.”

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November 8, 2007 - Posted by | News, Oddities | , , , ,

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