Baby born without a skull defies doctors’ odds to celebrate his first birthday

Baby born without a skull defies doctors’ odds to celebrate his first birthday
 

A little boy born with no skull has defied the odds of doctors who said he wouldn’t survive outside the womb to celebrate his first birthday.
Owen Masterson turned one last month, despite predictions he would die shortly after being born without any type of bone above his ears or eyebrows.
His parents Tom and Jessie Masterson were advised to terminate the pregnancy, but chose not to for religious reasons, and were overjoyed when Owen was born alive and kicking.
The youngster has Acalvaria, a very rare condition whose sufferers brains are only protected by a layer of skin.
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23 October 2018 in Hot News, Views: 76
Source: Metro
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