This Little Girl With Her Heart Outside Her Body Is Proving Doctors Wrong

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This little girl you see is certainly a survivor after doctors said she would not be able to survive this rare health condition. Virsaviya Borun was born with a rare health condition called Pentalogy of Cantrell. In simple terms, she was born with her heart outside her body.

Pentalogy of Cantrell is a health condition that stops the rib cage from growing to cover the heart, thus exposing heart which is only covered by a thin layer of skin.

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When Virsaviya was born, doctors said she wouldn’t survive but 8 years on, she’s still alive and living a normal life. More than 90 percent of babies born with this condition die, but Bathsheba has beaten the odds and survived even when doctors didn’t believe she would.

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Virsaviya’s parents however still have fears and have moved her to the United States for surgery. Pentalogy of Cantrell occurs in 1/200,000 births, and doctors are still shocked she’s still alive up to this stage.

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