This is an unusual kind of surgery where doctors managed to save the life of a 24-year-old woman who had an abdominal cyst that weighed 5 stones, that is almost around 32 kg.
Yes, this is true, an unknown Mexican woman was given new life by a team of doctors who managed to extract the tumour from her abdomen, which was deadly dangerous.
The giant tumour was equal to 10 NEW BORN BABIES weigh. That is too much for human stomach to carry in whole.
Dr Erik Hanson Viana of Mexico’s General Hospital performed this critical surgery to remove the cyst, which is said to be the biggest ever removed cyst,” she in an interview said that.
“This is the biggest cyst I have operated on, it was so large that it took up 95% of the patient’s abdomen. It’s really rare to operate on a cyst this big, it measured half a metre in diameter and the circumference was 157 cm,” the doctor told the Dailymail.
He also added that from all the researches he found that this was the “largest ovarian cyst ever to be removed whole without draining it first or spilling it.”
It happened like the young woman noticed that she was gaining weight very quickly and massively despite being on a diet. After a few medical tests suggested by doctors, it was confirmed that she had an ovarian cyst, that grew huge in 11 months.
“By the time of surgery it had a volume of five stones and she was at risk of heart failure and could have crushed her internal organs, also she had problems walking, breathing and eating.
It took Six months for the woman to recover, as a result, she is now living a normal life.