Doctors Surgically Remove Coins, Shaving Blades, Nails From a Manís Stomach

by Julia Samuel on  November 27, 2017 at 2:55 PM Indian Health News
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Doctors in Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital located in Madhya Pradesh, North India, removed a total of 5 kilograms of iron objects - from a man's stomach.
Doctors Surgically Remove Coins, Shaving Blades, Nails From a Manís Stomach
Doctors Surgically Remove Coins, Shaving Blades, Nails From a Manís Stomach

The list of objects included a chain, as many as 263 coins and shaving blades. The doctors said the man is currently under the observation.†

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The 32-year-old Mohammed Maqsood, from Sohaval in Satna district, was taken to the state-run Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital after he complained of a stomach ache.†

After conducting an x-ray along with a few other tests, Dr Priyank Sharma at the Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital, said that they identified the cause behind Mr Maqsood's stomachache.†

He said a team of six doctors surgically removed 10-12 shaving blades, four big needles, a chain, 263 coins, besides pieces of glasses--collectively weighing 5 kilograms, from the stomach of Mr Maqsood. The doctor also said Mr Maqsood had been treated for six months in Satna before he was brought to Rewa.

"The patient was not in a good frame of mind and it seems he swallowed these objects secretly," Dr Sharma said, adding that Mr Maqsood is doing well and is currently under the observation of a team of experts.†

Source: Medindia

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