Swollen head baby: girl needs surgery to drain fluid from head, 9 other strange medical stories
A poor baby from a remote village in western India is struggling to live after a rare condition has left her head three times its normal size. Though born healthy, the 14-month-old’s head began swelling after just two months. The girl is battling a severe form of hydrocephalus, which causes fluid to accumulate inside the skull. In this case, the baby’s skull is so filled with fluid, it now measures 23 inches in diameter.