5-month-old baby turning to stone – see photos and why: News coming in from the United Kingdom where a 5-month-old baby girl is turning to stone. It is caused by a rare disease that turns muscles into bones and prevents the baby from moving his or her body.
5 month old baby turning into stone
The baby girl’s name is Lexi Robbins and she was born on 31. happened onscheduled tribe January 2021. When she was born she looked like any other child except for a few problems. She could not move her thumb and her toes were relatively large.
His parents came to know about this and got worried. They took him to a doctor where some tests were done. After the diagnosis, it was found that the girl was facing an extremely rare disease called Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva (FOP). It is a rare disease that occurs once in two lakh cases.
X-rays revealed that the girl had bunions and two fused toes. FOP disease can cause bone formation outside of the actual bones and cause restriction of body movement.
It is thought that the disease can turn muscles and connective tissues into bones. That’s why this 5-year-old girl can’t move, that’s why she is becoming a stone.
There is a proven solution for this disease and it is believed that people suffering from FOP can be taken to bed at the age of 20. The life expectancy of such patients is 40 years.
Due to FOP, these girls will have to face many troubles even for small problems like falling. If this happens, she will not be able to receive injections, vaccinations, and other usual care.
Lexi’s parents have spoken to some experts and they are saying that some clinical experiments have shown positive signs in recent cases. Experts are also raising funds to do more research on FOP and provide solutions for the same.
Her parents have also started a fundraiser that will help experts collect money for further research. They are also running some campaigns to make other parents aware about this disease.
We hope experts will find a solution and help this 5 month old baby girl to become a stone. What are your thoughts on that?