Believe it or not, Li Jinpeng from China was born with 15-fingers and 16-toes (seven fingers on his left hand, eight on his right and eight toes on each foot.), though as you can see, not all of them are fully-functional. Fortunately, the extra digits were successfully removed via surgery. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and updated information.


It took doctors five hours in the operating theatre to remove Li’s extra digits. Surgeon Tian Lijie said: “We have successfully completed the operation as anticipated. “The shape of Li’s fingers and toes improved greatly.”

Medical staff believe his condition may have been caused by genetic mutation of problems during pregnancy. His parents had been advised to wait until the boy was older before he had surgery. But Li was bullied at school over his extra fingers and toes with many classmates branding him a monster.


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