Meet real life 'Pinocchio', who's brain grew inside his nose

Trezise was reportedly born with a rare condition that has caused his brain to grow out through a crack in his skull, developing in his his nose, giving him the weird look.

Amy Poole and 21 months old son, Ollie Trezise

Meet the adorable little boy referred fondly to as Pinocchio by his proud mother after being born with his brain growing inside his nose, leaving him looking like a round-nosed clown.

Ollie Trezise earned the nickname of Pinocchio, a fictional character, who was made of wood, and upon a heart felt wish was brought to life and had his nose extend whenever he lied.

Trezise was reportedly born with a rare condition that has caused his brain to grow out through a crack in his skull, developing in his his nose, giving him the weird look.

Sadly, just as the brain develops with general body growth, so did Trezise's brain and subsequently, his nose, making the little boy who is barely 21-months-old to undergo painful surgeries to enable him breathe.

Amy Poole, 22, mother to the adorable little boy, revealed that the brave and happy toddler has been referred to as a mistake who should never have been born, and worse by strangers who have seen his pictures.

Poole who has been separated from the toddler's father, revealed during an interview:

"It's absolutely heart-breaking. Once, a woman told me I should never have given birth to him. I nearly burst into tears."To me, Ollie is perfect. He is my little real-life Pinocchio and I couldn't be prouder of him.

"When they gave me Ollie to hold, I was so surprised that I almost couldn't speak.

"He was so tiny, but there was this enormous golf-ball sized lump on his nose.

"At first I wasn't sure how I would cope. But I knew that I would love him no matter what he looked like."

Poole described how terrified she had been after the doctors revealed that her little boy would have to go through svereal surgeries to open up his nasal passage, allowing him to breathe with ease.

"I was so scared to let Ollie undergo such major surgery. He was so fragile, and I couldn't bear the thought of losing him. "But doctors explained that he was at risk of contracting an infection or even meningitis if he tripped and knocked his nose - so I agreed to the surgery."

Fortunately for mother and son, Ollie underwent a 2 hour surgery in November 2014, at Birmingham Children's Hospital and it went successfully.

The Doctors revealed that Trezise will have to undergo further invasive surgeries in the future but the level of evasion would be determined by the level of development his brain brings.

Poole says: "We have regular check-ups at the hospital, and things are going really well.

"Ollie will probably never look like all the other children and I'm terrified that he will be bullied at school. But he is such a lovely boy that it's impossible not to adore him.'

"I think he is absolutely perfect the way he is. There is nothing wrong with being different."

We do hope this little toddler makes it through all his slated surgeries.

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