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Massive Tumor Removed from Woman's Body

by Sheela Philomena on  February 22, 2013 at 10:57 AM General Health News   - G J E 4
A massive tumor weighing 2.5 kg was removed from the abdomen of a 45-year-old woman, say hospital authorities.

The surgical oncology department at the Asian Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) removed the tumour, which had brought the woman's haemoglobin level down to 4.6.
 Massive Tumor Removed from Woman's Body
Massive Tumor Removed from Woman's Body
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The haemoglobin in a normal human being should be above 12.

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Pawan Gupta, senior consultant and head, surgical oncology, AIMS, said: "The lady was brought with acute pain in the abdomen. A CT scan revealed a huge mass extending from the upper abdomen to the diaphragm."

"The whole tumour was removed. The patient is fine and will be discharged soon," Gupta said.

Source: IANS
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