Tuesday, December 11, 2007
Medical → Manar Maged... and her parasitic head (Set 1)
A nurse holds an Egyptian 10-month-old baby named Manar Maged with a parasitic head in a hospital in the city of Banha, 25 miles, north of Cairo (Egypt) (Feb., 2005).
Manar Maged of Egypt became the first baby to survive an operation to remove a parasitic head, but she died in March of 2006 of a persistent infection in her brain.
Manar Maged (March 30, 2004 - March 25, 2006) was an Egyptian girl, born with an extremely rare medical condition called craniopagus parasiticus (sometimes called "parasitic twin"): a type of conjoined twin where the twins are attached at the head and one fails to develop completely in the womb, becoming completely dependent upon the other.
On 19 February, 2005, Manar underwent a thirteen-hour operation in Benha, Egypt, to remove her twin. The operation was successful, and by 28 May she had recovered enough to go home. Her twin, who had been named Islaam, died on the operating table when the separation was carried out, and was buried by her family.
Manar died following a severe brain infection on March 25, 2006, 13 months after her successful operation.
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|thats what u get for beating ur wife while shes preggo.|
|Thats a real shame she died after the operation. |
Just when everything seemed fine death
snatched her away. RIP Manar Maged. Probs the
toughest child to survive such an operation :(
|some of these comments are pretty damn hateful and someone needs to learn to spell.|
|Too sick minds with a sick comment. Close this!|
|This is such a sad story.|
|bwahahahahaahahaha now g back to your turd world and die|
|the girl is so cute.it is really sad that |
such a cute kid has to die and sorry for
her twin what couldnt grow in the
stomarch.it is just so sad.
|Ohhh I saw this on a tv show. Glad the little girl survived....glad the other head didnt...that would be a crappy-ass life...|
|Two heads are better than one?|
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