5 month old baby turning into stone: A five-month-old baby girl from the United Kingdom has turned a “stone” because of an extremely rare genetic disease. This disease turns muscle into bone. This baby girl named Lexi Robbins was born on January 31, 2021. She looked like any normal child, except she didn’t move her thumb and big toe.
A five-month-old girl is suffering from a rare disease in which her muscles turn into bone. The body of this girl of British origin is now turning of stone. This rare genetic condition worried the girl’s parents. The girl’s mother has posted a video on Instagram, warning all parents against the disease.
Born Lexie Robbins on January 31, Lexi looked like a normal baby at birth. When after giving birth to the baby, her parents noticed that there was no movement in her thumb and her toes were too big, they took her to the doctor.
The girl’s worried parents took her to the doctors. Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva was diagnosed not long after this rare disease. The disease is so rare that it affects only one in two million. In this disease the human body becomes stone.
5 month old baby turning into stone
In this life-threatening disease, muscles and connective tissue turn into bone. In this disease the bones start leaving the skeleton of the body. People suffering from this disease die at the age of about 20 years. In April, Lexie had an X-ray that showed her thumbs were swollen and her toes were close together.
Lexi’s mother shared the video on Instagram asking other parents to be aware. Lexi’s mother Alex said that when we found out she had this syndrome, we didn’t know because she was so strong, her physical appearance was so strong, we didn’t think she could walk.
What is a rare genetic disease?
Indeed, in this case muscles and connective tissue replace bones. The disease can cause bone to form outside the structure, making it difficult to move. This condition is often compared to turning the body into stone. People with this disease can lie in bed until the age of 20 and the average life expectancy is about 40 years.