These images show how a toddler’s fingers became so massively swollen and deformed that they ended up looking like a glove after she got frostbite.
The young girl, who is reportedly just one and a half years old and who has been named as Yueyue, lives with her mother in the city of Zhaodong, which is located in the province of Heilongjiang, in north-eastern China.
The images show the young girl’s right hand, which can be seen massively swollen and bright pink. The swelling is so bad that the upper part of her tiny hand almost looks like a glove.
Her parents recently separated and her mother is said to be suffering from mental health problems. She is alleged to have taken her young daughter out for a walk in the middle of the night while the rest of the family was asleep, with the tot ending up getting frostbite on her little fingers.
She is currently still hospitalised in Harbin, which is the capital of the province of Heilongjiang. She is reportedly not in any danger, currently, of having to have her digits amputated.
It is currently unclear if the police are investigating the incident.
Netizens took to social media to criticise the child’s parents, who have not been named, with many saying that the frostbite was evidence that she was not being looked after properly.