3-armed baby successfully operated


MULTAN: A baby girl, born with 3 arms was shifted to Nishter Hospital in Multan on Wednesday, 25thApril 2012 for an operation.

Team of expert doctors have successfully operated the three-armed baby girl born in Pakistan this week and removed the extra arm, which was attached near her spinal cord. The doctors claimed the operation to be very complicated.

Earlier, an expert surgeon, Dr. Ghulam Shabbir, of Nishter Hopital stated that the baby has a rare genetic disorder called polymelia, which causes a person to be born with extra limbs. It was the first operation of this kind in the Hospital.

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