(Photos): Baby in China Born with Double Face
This is something never seen before in this part of our
world except it hasn’t come to limelight – the image
below is that of Kangkang, a boy born with a
transverse facial cleft.
The condition makes him look like he is literally wearing a
mask over his face – partly due to the massive cleft
that extends almost all the way up to his ears.
didn’t see him immediately at birth and broke into tears
when she was finally allowed to behold her son
following several pleas. The causative factor of this
condition is unknown but it is believed to be caused by
an infection, or even frequent drug use by the mother.
According to one source, the only drugs the mother took
while she was pregnant were anti-abortion drugs her
Though the treatment is expensive as Yi, Kangkang’s
mother discovered after she took him to a hospital in
Changsha – capital city of Hunan, in south-central
China, the family has been able to gather enough money
for his treatment.