A baby in Pakistan’s Multan city was born with his heart outside the body, doctors said.
The child, born on March 14, Tuesday, due to lack of proper medical facilities in Multan was later brought to the Lahore Children Complex.Doctors said that his heart was functioning properly but the child will require a surgery to place it inside his body, and if all goes well the child will live a healthy life.
This rare disorder is called ectopia cordis in medical terms. Where the heart is located either partially or totally outside of the chest and occurs in 5.5-7.9 per million live births, the report said.
The report said. The child’s father is a taxi-driver and does not have enough resources to afford expensive healthcare.
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