Tessa Evans - girl born without a nose
Like any other child, Tessa Evans (Tessa Evans) loves to dance, play pranks, walking on the street and send kisses. It could be a very ordinary girl, if not rare anomaly with which she was born. The fact that the baby is not the nose.
polutoragodovalaya Tessa suffers from aplasia - congenital absence of any body part or organ, in this case the nose. This disease is so rare that it has only 47 reported cases in the UK.
Although a child and has no sense of smell and nasal cavities, it can cough, sneeze or even catch a cold.
In spite of the difficulties that she has to carry on the baby's face always shines radiant smile.
At first, her parents did not understand how is it possible that their daughter does not have a nose, but over time, they become accustomed to this particular baby and have not noticed her differences.
Tessa condition was discovered during a US study that showed abnormally flat profile of the girls face. Parents were asked to misquote pregnancy, but they refused, and after a few weeks spent in the hospital, the baby was finally home.
In addition to aplasia, a girl suffering from heart problems and eyes. At 11 weeks, she had an operation for cataract in the left eye, but complications left her totally blind in one eye.
Also, it has a tracheostomy to allow Tessa breathe while eating and sleeping.
Despite a difficult start in life baby was not discouraged and is preparing for a number of prosthetic nose operations. Her nose will grow with it and be replaced by more as needed.