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Baby born with ‘shell’ growing from back nicknamed ‘little ninja-turtle’ by parents

James McCallum, 19-month-old, was born with a large mass covering most of his back, which left both his parents and doctors in Clearwater, Florida, USA baffled.

The Florida boy has lovingly been nicknamed ‘ninja turtle’ by his parents after he was born with a ‘shell’ growth on his back.

He was left with a ‘turtle shell’ growth on his back after he was born with a rare skin condition.

James McCallum’s mother Kaitlyn, 35, said no ultrasounds revealed anything out of the ordinary before her son was born in Clearwater, Florida. Read the full story here ▶