Babies with Mermaid Syndrome
usually die from complications linked to irregular kidney and urinary bladder development and function, according to reports.
Being born with 'mermaid syndrome
' meant that Angel had only one partially working kidney, no lower colon or genital organs and legs fused from the waist down.
A surviving infant with sirenomelia (mermaid syndrome
) associated with absent bladder.
DISCUSSION: Sirenomelia also known as mermaid syndrome
is a rare syndrome (0.8 to 1/100000 births).
[1,2] Sirenomelia sequence, also known as Sirenomelia, Mermaid Syndrome
, Caudal regression, Caudal agenesis and Sacral agenesis.
Sirenomelia (the Mermaid Syndrome
) is a rare and lethal congenital anomaly with an incidence of one in 100,000 of normal pregnancies.
Sirenomelia, also known as the mermaid syndrome
, is a very rare congenital anomaly characterized by lower limb fusion and severe urogenital, gastrointestinal, cardiovasculer, central nervous system malformations.
This is also known as "mermaid syndrome
" because of typical feature of lower limb.
2005: Doctors in Peru managed to separate the legs of a baby born with a rare defect known as mermaid syndrome
Beyond the Myth: The mermaid syndrome
from Homeus to Andersen A tribute to Hans Christian Anderson's bicentennial of birth.
Shiloh Pepin was born with sirenomelia - or mermaid syndrome
. Her legs are fused together below the hips and she has no rectum or genitals.
It follows six months in the life of Shiloh Pepin, born with a condition called sirenomelia, which is also known as mermaid syndrome
, which left her legs fused together.