One of the unusual and rare birth phenomena is the birth of parasitic twin. Parasitic twin occurs when during the womb one of the conjoined twins absorbs his brother into his body. This case causes one of the twins to stick to another fetal body with an imperfect shape. So, the born baby has many legs and hands.
Phenomena of Parasitic Twin
The medical world records this condition occurring in every 500 thousand live births. Here are some phenomena of the human parasitic twin.
Rudy Santos from the Philippines
Rudy Santos was born in 1953. He was known by his stage name Octoman because he has three legs and four arms plus a small little leg near his knee. Rudy has a rare condition. Remaining from his parasitic sibling are an extra leg and couple of arms including shoulders and an extra pair of nipples. All of them attach to Rudy’s pelvis and protrude from his abdomen.
Laloo from India
Laloo was born in India in 1869. He has a brother that sticks to his chest. Uniquely, Laloo brother who stuck to his chest has a penis with a size large enough It is even able to function perfectly as a human penis. The body that attaches to Laloo’s body also shows signs of life by making movements as human beings live. This unique condition made him take the initiative to earn money by playing the circus. He did that by exploiting the weirdness by self-inflicting himself as a man with two bodies.
Yamanappa Shivshankari Mutageri from India
Yamanappa Shivshankari Mutageri was born in India in 1978. This woman has an extra foot with nine fingers. it is believed to be a symbol of divine blessing because, with her parasitic twins, she can earn money for herself and her family.
Josephine Myrtle Corbin
Josephine Myrtle Corbin was born with four legs in Tennessee, 1868. The parasitic twin that attaches to the body is the waist to the foot with a perfect shape despite its small size. The legs can be moved but not used for walking. This is because of the size is shorter than the main foot. At the age of 19, she married a doctor named Clayton Bicknell. She gave birth to four daughters and a son. Her children are all normal and no one experienced parasitic twins.
One of the unusual and rare birth phenomena is the birth of parasitic twin. It occurs when during the womb, one of the conjoined twins absorbs his brother into his body. This rare case has happened around the world.