Surgeons were forced to operate on the 52-year-old woman, from New Delhi after she developed breathing problems and complained about acute pain in her abdomen
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A hospital in India has successfully removed the world’s largest ovarian tumour from a 52-year-old woman.
The giant tumour weighed more than 110 pounds (8 stone) when it was removed from the New Delhi-based patient, named Nirmala, on Saturday.
Surgeons were forced to operate after the patient developed breathing problems and complained of acute pain in her abdomen.
“We had found a progressive tumour in her ovary which eventually led to pressure on her intestines,” said Dr Arun Prasad. “Subsequently this led to indigestion and an acute stomach ache.”
Prasad added he had never seen such case in his three decades as a medical professional.
It took a team of…
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