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Mother seeks help for baby born without eyes

(Chinanews.com)    11:12, September 28, 2016

A woman has called for help after giving birth to a baby boy born without eyes in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou.

Surnamed Liu, the mother received regular prenatal checkups, finding nothing abnormal, before giving birth on Sept. 20.

Doctors said the boy suffered from a rare disease which is difficult to detect in advance through ordinary ultrasound scans.

Experts said the incidence of eyeball defect is rather low and genetic related.

The boy showed no other health problems.

His parents have called for help from non-profit organizations, and vowed to keep the child despite hardships.

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