Honghong’s mother transmitted extra-toe deformity to her son. Upon Honghong’s birth, the couple was surprised by his extra-toe condition being more severe than his mother’s.
Each Honghong foot has 8 fingers, and each hand has 8 and 7.Honghong’s father, Zou Chenglin, was informed by Hunan Provincial People’s University Pediatric Orthopedics professor Liu Hong that the surgery would be difficult.
Honghong is too young for anesthesia, but need to be between 6 months and a year old for joint repair.A Chinese couple needs help because their son has 11 extra fingers and legs. Three-month-old Honghong from Hunan province has 15 fingers and 16 toes. The boy has two palms but no thumbs.
Honghong’s parents are seeking alternative treatment options after doctors at the local hospital announced a difficult surgery.According to People’s Daily, Honghong has polydactyly, a 1 in 1,000 condition that causes extra fingers or toes. Having an extra 11 fingers, like Honghong, is very significant.