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Have You Heard About A Disorder Called Mermaid Syndrome? Here Is What You Need To Know About It

There are situations where something strange happens, and the only thing we can say is that( it's a spiritual case). But not all cases are spiritual; the majority of them are scientific like this disorder. 


In today's article, we will look into what Mermaid syndrome is, the causes, and symptoms.

WHAT IS MERMAID SYNDROME?

 Mermaid syndrome can also be called Sirenomelia - it is one of the rarest conditions in the world. This congenital deformity happens during birth. What is Congenital Deformity - it is another word for a birth defect. The defect in the child could either be developmental, Physical, or Intellectual. 

This disorder is called "Mermaid" because the infants that are affected legs become fused together. Making it look like a mermaid tail. 

WHAT CAUSES IT?

Research from every medical field has been carried out. But they are yet to figure out the underlining cause of such deformity. But they all have their theories. Some say the condition is caused by an unknown entity in the environment that triggers something in the embryo. Others say; the fetus had an issue with blood circulation in their developmental stage.

THE SYMPTOMS:

Symptoms included; issues with the kidney, urethra, anus, bladder, heart, and lungs. 

Other symptoms might include; the poor formation of their spines or skeletal structures.

WHO DOES IT AFFECT?

This condition affects infants.

Despite it being rare, the chances of survival are low that babies born with this condition don't make it past a minute or five during birth. Others are stillborn. 

Children who luckily survived had to urgently undergo surgery to separate the joined legs.


To read more on the condition, click here.

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