Sunday, May 17, 2015


Babies are always the joy of the family. They are the source of happiness and unity. They are God-given and the main inspiration of many parents. But seeing these babies, how awful they are and how they faced the sinful world because of their unusual diseases made millions of people cried. 

These top 5 cases are stated in a report done by 
WereBlog which includes the following:

"Congenital Arhinia"

1. Congenital Arhinia - is a rare condition wherein a child is born without a nose and parts of the olfactory ‘the sense of smell’ system. This condition is extremely rare, that it only has a chance of happening to one in 197 million people, with less than 50 cases recorded worldwide. One case of this that became a viral issue in the world is Timothy Eli Thompson. He was prematurely born without nasal passages or sinus cavities known as complete congenital arhinia. Timothy was born on March 4, 2015 in Alabama. Despite his appearance, her mother called him a “perfect miracle baby.”

"Epidermolysis Bullosa"

2. Epidermolysis Bullosa – It is also known as Butterfly Disease, it is an inherited connective tissue disease causing blisters in the skin and mucosal membranes. The cause of this disorder is genetic mutation and for the whole life, you’ll be treating the wounds that refuse to heal. This disease may happen in 1 out of 50,000 people. Under this disease is the case of Baby Easton. The said baby was born with Epidermolysis Bullosa on August 23, 2012 which is a severely painful, incurable rare genetic skin disease. According to a certain research, skins on most of his limbs were missing, covered in scary, deep red, open wounds.

"Harlequin-Type Ichthyosis"

3. Harlequin-Type Ichthyosis – According to some studies, it is a rare skin disease with massive scales on the body which is reddish in color. It is also stated that this unusual birth disorder happens when Keratin layer is condensed in fetal human skin, a mutation in the protein gene. Eyes, ears, mouth and other parts may be constricted. Bacterial infection is at high-risk for babies with Harlequin. What’s important to notice here is that a ‘Harlequin’ baby was born in Gilgit Pakistan in 2010 which people started calling the baby “Alien baby” because the baby had blood-red eyes and tiger stripes on his body.


4. Cyclopia - is a strange disorder, a defect that resulted from the failure of the embryonic forebrain to divide orbital cavities to form two eyes. Infants with this rare condition are born with just one eye in the middle of their forehead just like the mythical creature Cyclops. Way back in 2012, a baby was born with no mouth, no nose, and one severely deformed eye with two pupils. However, due to the absence of a mouth and nose, the newborn immediately passed away from suffocation. No one has ever survived this condition.


5. Hydrocephalus - is a rare disorder also known as “water on the head/brain.” It is very common on infants though it can occur at any age.  The Cerebro-Spinal Fluid uncharacteristically gets collected in the brain and the result is swelling of the head. At the very high rate the head enlarged which can cause death and surgery is needed to treat this case. One of the worst cases in the world is that of Baby Roona Begum from Tripura India who was born with Hydrocephalus. Her head enlarged up to 94 centimeters in circumference and she undergoes many surgeries and treatments.

How could this congenital disorders and illnesses 
ever happen to these innocent children? Do they deserve this? 
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