Bahrain witnessed five similar cases only over the past 25 years", she said, adding that newborn babies with such a congenital deformity
are in critical situation until they undergo surgeries and start feeding and growing normally without any health complications.
She was earlier born with a congenital deformity
called cleft lip.
Originally described by Stahl in the 19th century, the rare congenital deformity
of the pinna that bears his name is more commonly known today as 'Spock ears' or 'Vulcan ears', after the well-known Vulcan, Mr Spock, from the popular science fiction series Star Trek.
It is a congenital deformity
of the pinna, which can be unilateral orbilateral and occurs in about one out of 8,000 -10,000 births.
Paddy, who has been in a wheelchair since childhood due to a congenital deformity
, has been a loyal Boro fan for more than 50 years.
He added: "Cosmetic surgery - surgery undertaken exclusively to improve appearance - will not normally be funded in the absence of previous trauma, disease, congenital deformity
or psychological distress.
Cleft lip (cheiloschisis) and cleft palate (palatoschisis), which can also occur together as cleft lip and palate, are variations of a type of clefting congenital deformity
caused by abnormal facial development during gestation.
Current indications for the use of custom implants include large, full-thickness defects in the craniofacial skeleton secondary to trauma, oncologic resection, or congenital deformity
Due to a severe congenital deformity
, 11-yearold Mohammad Karimi was born in Iran with half of his face.
Talipes equinivarus or club foot is a congenital deformity
of the foot and affects around one child in every 1000.
Professor Morrison said: "If it is satisfactory we could use this method to treat any type of contour defect, whether it is a breast, a congenital deformity
Babies with the congenital deformity
can easily die, because it's difficult for them to eat, sleep, and breathe.
Supernumerary nostril: a rare congenital deformity
It is hoped the research can be used to benefit future human survivors of trauma, disease or congenital deformity
A follow up ultrasound revealed persistently clenched hands and, in addition, a possible "rocker bottom" foot, a congenital deformity
in which the foot exhibits a convex, rocker-like shape.