- The girl was born with a rare congenital medical condition
- She has now been shifted to AIIMS in New Delhi for treatment
- This rare medical condition occurs in eight children per 10 lakh births
The baby girl was born with a rare congenital medical condition called Ectopia Cordis in which the heart is abnormally located either partially or totally outside of the thorax.
This rare medical condition occurs in eight children per 10 lakh births.
Dr Lakhan Tiwari, Pediatrician at Chhatarpur district hospital, told IANS that the girl was born on April 5 at Khajuraho Health Centre in the district. She was brought to the district hospital from where she was referred to the AIIMS.
He said: "Keeping in mind the infant's serious condition, the infant was sent to the All India Institute of Meidcal Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi along with a doctor."