Girl Born With 8 Limbs Undergoes Surgery

November 6th, 2007 in Medicine & Health / Other
Girl Born With 8 Limbs Undergoes Surgery (AP)
Lakshmi, second from left, sits in her mother Poonam's lap as she poses next to with her father Shambhu and brother Mithilesh, right, at the Sparsh Hospital in Bangalore, India, Monday, Nov. 5, 2007. Doctors began operating Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, on the two-year-old girl born with four arms and four legs in an extensive surgery that they hope will leave the girl with a normal anatomy, a hospital official said. (AP Photo)


Lakshmi, second from left, sits in her mother Poonam's lap as she poses next to with her father Shambhu and brother Mithilesh, right, at the Sparsh Hospital in Bangalore, India, Monday, Nov. 5, 2007. Doctors began operating Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2007, on the two-year-old girl born with four arms and four legs in an extensive surgery that they hope will leave the girl with a normal anatomy, a hospital official said. (AP Photo)

(AP) -- Doctors began operating Tuesday on a 2-year-old girl born with four arms and four legs in an extensive surgery that they hope will leave the girl with a normal body, a hospital official said.



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