10 People Who Have Extra Body Parts

The human body is a complex structure of many body parts performing their unique and special functions. Some of our body parts are not useful for us such as small toe finger and the appendix. You might have heard about a person with eleven or twelve fingers. But few people have born with extra head, hands, extra legs or extra private parts. We are going to amaze you with our list of 10 People Who Have Extra Body Parts.

10. A Nipple on Foot

A Nipple on Foot

A woman went to her doctor for a checkup of her foot. They were shocked after diagnosis of her body because it was a well formed nipple on her foot. She told them she had an extra nipple on her foot since birth. Supernumerary nipples are not uncommon and found in 1-5 % of the population. They mostly grow above the waist and appeared on the back, shoulders and face.

9. Extra Uterus

Extra Uterus

A twenty years old Florida women, Andreea Barbosa gave birth to twins. It’s not that common because she has two uteruses and gave birth to twins from each side. This happens once in every five million birth. Doctors says that, a woman with two uteruses have increased risk of infertility, miscarriage and premature birth.

8. Extra Fetus Attached

Extra Fetus Attached

A Chinese girl was born with an undeveloped fetus attached to her back. When the girl 11 years old the fetus is so developed that you can clearly see its arms and legs. Finally, her parent managed some money for surgery and successfully removed the fetus from her daughter’s back.

7. Indian Boy With Extra Limbs

Indian Boy With Extra Limbs

Deepak Kumar Paswan of Bihar, India was born with a parasitic twin attached to his chest. He was born with four legs and four hands and known by the nickname “octopus boy”. Some people believed that he was an incarnation of god. His parents were unable to pay a large fee for treatment, so Fortis hospital in Bangalore City offered to do the procedure for free. After four hours of successful operation he begins to live a normal life.

6. Extra Arm

Extra Arm

In 2006, a baby boy was born in Shanghai with a fully developed third arm on his left shoulder. He is the first child to have such an unusually third arm. Doctors had many difficulties in determining which hand to remove because both hands are fully developed. A team of doctors had removed the hand laid across his chest and he has to undergo physical therapy to regain functions of his hand

5. Indian Girl with 4 Arms and 4 Leg

Indian Girl Have 4 Arms and 4 Leg

Lakshmi Tatma, born on 31st December 2005 in Bihar, India has 4 arms and 4 legs. Her twin’s head and chest had not fully developed in the womb which looks like a child with four legs and arms. When she was born, people worship her as an incarnation of Goddess Lakshmi. Her parents were laborers and unable to afford fees for separation surgery. A 27 hour successful operation done by a team of 30 doctors at the Sparsh Hospital in Bangalore, for free.

4. 15 Fingers and 16 Toes

15 Fingers and 16 Toes

A Chinese boy born in 2004 with 15 fingers and 16 toes. With a total of 31 fingers and toes, he broke the previous record of 25. The excess of fingers and toes is a result of gene mutation. When he was seven he had a surgery to remove the extra fingers and now he is very happy to able to wear normal shoes.

3. Extra Head

Extra Head

In 2004, Naglaa Mohamed gave birth to Manar who had undeveloped twin attached to his head. But the extra head was fully developed and able to smile and blink. In 2005 the extra head was removed and she appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show with her surviving child. Unfortunately Manar died in 2006 due to a brain infection.

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2. Indian Spider Girl

Indian Spider Girl

Ganga and Jamuna Mondal are conjoined twins, born in West Bengal, India in 1970. They are popularly known as Spider Girl because they have four arms, three legs, out of which two legs are working. They have two hearts, two kidneys, one liver, one reproductive organ and they share stomach. They worked at Dreamland Circus and show their normal working routine to people.

1. A Baby With Two Faces

Double face

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In 2009, a Chinese boy, Kangkang was born with a transverse facial cleft. It looks like he is wearing a mask. Even doctors are not sure about the cause of this disease. But it is incredibly expensive to treat. Finally, his family has managed enough money for treatment at the People Liberation Army’s Military Hospital.

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Varun Kumar

Varun Kumar is a professional science and technology journalist and a big fan of AI, machines, and space exploration. He received a Master's degree in computer science from Indraprastha University. To find out about his latest projects, feel free to directly email him at [email protected] 

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