A baby born with extremely rare conditions was left with a horn-shaped skull like a hell after surgery to reduce pressure on his brain.
Cline Solane, a 22-month-old babe from the Philippines, was born with a condition of hydranphthalmia, which means he had a small brain and a skull full of fluids.
Cline went on an operation in March to relieve pressure on his brain, but due to complications with operations, parts of his skull were cracked in places where his brain was not formed. The result was a tangled skull with distinct ridges that looked like horns of the devil.
Since then, the situation has become more pronounced, and now, Cline has to undergo more operations at the Philippine Children's Health Center in Pasig, to reconstruct the shape of his skull. Complications of Klin's disease have been affected by his single mother Justin Gatarin (21), who says she is worried that she is too weak to survive another operation.
"For now I do not want to continue with this because I'm afraid my baby is not strong enough yet"He told Gatarin Daili Mail."That's why I find it difficult to make a decision. If we do not, his head will look for the rest of his life. "
"Some people say that his head looks like the horns of the devil, but we have no doubt that he is an angel. Break my heart to see him suffer, "She added.
Hydranzal is a very rare condition that develops during pregnancy and prevents brain development of the baby developing completely, and also causes a headache to increase in size. The incurable state can cause disability, intellectual problems, attacks and visual impairments. Cline already needs the help of breath and must be fed through the tube.
Family and friends Klin and his mothers use social media to raise the necessary funds for the medical expenses of the little ones. Justine said that the family sold most of their property to pay for surgery, but its ongoing medical care is expensive.
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"We sold almost everything we own to have enough money for the operation. But even after surgery, we have to return to the hospital regularly," She said.
"The neck tube, which allows him to breathe, should be replaced every six months. It's sad to see my baby suffer like this. "
Justine says she hopes that Kline will live as a teenager, since the rest of the baby was born with these conditions in the past. It is unusual that those born with hydranzalapia live to adulthood – in fact, most die in the womb or months after birth. Although the exact causes of hydranathphalia are unknown, it is believed to be a hereditary disorder, according to the National Organization for Rare Disorders.
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