Baby has life-saving operation to BREAK his skull and piece it back together to relieve pressure on his brain



A baby born with a rare condition has had a lifesaving operation to break open his skull and piece it back together like a jigsaw puzzle.
Kathleen Torres, 29, from Grafton, Ohio, noticed the unusual shape of her son Caleb's head after he was born - but dismissed it as bruising from the delivery.
The back of his skull was elongated and rectangular, while his forehead was pointed.
She hoped it would even out over time, but decided to take him for tests when he was four months old to be sure it was normal.
Doctors revealed he had craniosynostosis - a condition where the bones in the skull fuse... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 35
Source: Daily Mail
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