Tuesday, June 7, 2011

See a Six Year Old Boy with 15 Fingers and 16 Toes

Six-year-old Chinese boy has 15 fingers and 16 toes, four fingers on one hand and three on the other fused together. He has a condition known as polydactyly, a variety of genetic disorders which can be inherited or new mutations.

This child appears to have the much rarer condition of central polydactyly, in which the middle fingers and toes are duplicated

He has undergone surgery of a six and a half hour operation at a hospital in Shenyang – Liaoning, to remove the surplus 11 digits. Now has ten fingers and ten toes.

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