Thursday, 10 September 2015

18 kg tumour removed from a 17-year-old girl's stomach [PHOTO]

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Saudi doctors removed an 18-kg tumour from the abdomen of a 17-year-old local girl after she was admitted to hospital with severe pain, Emirate 24/7 reports. Officials at the government hospital in the Western town of Makkah that image scans showed the mass, measuring 30 by 25cm, spread from the upper abdomen down to the pelvis.
"It weighed nearly 18 kg, almost a third of the girl’s weight and caused sharp pain to her. The mass was removed successfully without any complications to the patient." Dr. Hilal Al Malki, a doctor at the hospital revealed.

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