The left eye of the baby and the third eye on the forehead move simultaneously in the exact same direction.
Below is a comparison:
The video was also found on a YouTube channel which shared the video with a caption that mentioned 'Craniofacial duplication', or facial duplication as the reason behind the third eyes of the baby in the video.
"Craniofacial duplication known as diprosopus is a rare congenital disorder whereby parts or all of the face are duplicated on the head. This is a case of a 1-year-old boy referred to our hospital with an extra eye (third eye) on the left side of the head and an abnormally shaped head, which were noticed since birth, Jan 2, 2018," reads the caption of the video.
A 2018 case report published in the West Journal of Radiology, about an infant being born with a genetic disorder in Nigeria talked about 'Craniofacial duplication'
The photos of the baby published in the medical paper (top) are different from the infant in the viral video (bottom). Below is a comparison:
Further, no reports on a baby being born with three eyes in Germany was found.
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