In China, the elephant man removed a huge tumor on his face
In China, human-elephant have removed a huge tumor on his face. She weighed 1, 5 kg. From another tumor, which weighed 17, 5 kilograms, it spared during two surgeries - in 2007 and 2008. The last operation on the Chinese name Huang Chunkay suffered on December 25.
December 29 a man turns 36 years old. Huge tumor on his face appeared in childhood. It all started with a small growths that appear next to the left eyes of the Chinese, when he was only four years old. Upon reaching adolescence, he was completely blind in that eye. The tumor began before a huge, that a man could not stand up straight, causing his spine is deformed. Because of this, his height is now only 1, 35 meters.
The fact that a farmer from Henan province suffers neurofibromatosis. This is a hereditary disease that causes birth defects - including the huge tumor on the patient's body. The case of 36-year-old Chinese is considered one of the most serious cases of this disease, recorded at the moment in the world.
After the operations in 2007 and 2008, doctors hoped to save the patient from a tumor, but it reappeared. Over the past six years the tumor has grown so much that it took a new operation. Doctors from the Hospital of Guangzhou operated Elephant Man, but his struggles with the tumor is far from over. Doctors believe that their patients need at least two more operations.