Anatomical Manakin. While not apparent without diagnostic imaging, it can compress nerves and blood vessels that pass between the neck and shoulder, leading to numbness and pain in the arms and fingers. What is most remarkable about the process of embryonic development is that in the great majority of cases we produce perfectly formed children. A classic pose of French portraiture meets anatomical art in this painting of a pregnant woman from Most of us only have one spleen, an organ involved in immune function and blood filtering.
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Her father decided to make the most of a seemingly awful situation and approached Karl L. A hour operation eventually separated her from her parasitic twin. Doctors also need to be aware that for patients with supernumerary organs, these organs need to be included in cancer screening. The globe at the top of the illustration, turned toward America, reveals how the anatomists saw themselves: This child developed extra toes as a result of exposure to the drug thalidomide in the womb.