The baby born without a nose

A baby boy was born without a nose at the South Baldwin Hospital in Foley, Alabama on March 4.

The 8.6 pounds (3.9kg) Eli was born to Brandi and Troy Thompson.

Eli also doesn’t have a nasal cavity or olfactory system.

His rare condition is known as congenital arhinia and there are only about 37 cases worldwide like his. The chance of being born with congenital arhinia is one in 197 million, reported AL.com.

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