Thursday, December 22, 2011
A Twin-headed Baby Born In Brazil
A twin-headed baby is born in Brazil having a single heart but two fully functional brains.
Doctors are unsure whether they can safely operate on a baby born with two heads.
The rare condition occurs when one of two conjoined twins fails to fully develop in the womb, doctors said.
The twins have been named Jesus and Emanuel, have two brains, two backbones and a single heart.
Doctor Neila Dahas, who is treating the newborn, said separating the heads would be impossible because he only has one set of organs.