Along with her 2 triplets, 3-year-old American girl Kaydence Theriault was diagnosed with Crouzon Syndrome at birth. This rare disease is the cause of the extremely severe skull deformity in Kaydence’s case.
According to the doctors directly treating, living in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA, the case of Kaydence’s skull deformity is the most severe case recorded so far.
Usually, children with this condition have surgery before the age of 18 months to separate the skull before they fuse to the brain. But Kaydence ‘s case was different. Because the skull bone structure was fused together, causing the baby’s skull to develop into 1 block in front and 2 blocks on both sides and shaped like a clover, at the 2nd month, the baby was carried out. surgery to make sure Kaydence ‘s brain was not affected.
Bobbie Jo , 38, mother of triplets Kaydence , Taylor and Kaylin , said, at the 20th week of pregnancy, she was informed by the doctor about the deformity of one of the three fetuses. But at that time, she still couldn’t imagine what her poor baby would look like.
It is known that Bobbie and her first child – Jayden (8 years old) also suffer from the same disease. However, her illness as well as the rest of her siblings are not as severe as that of baby Kaydence .
Currently, baby Kaydence has turned 3 years old and has completely stable health. In the future, all 3 babies can also have plastic surgery to get a more normal and harmonious face if necessary.