UP: Rare operation saves baby from monster tumor in Jhansi

JHANSI: A Private Nursing Home Has Performed An Incredibly Rare Surgery To Save A Month Baby From A Life Threatening Disease.

Daughter Of A Couple From Sagar, The Young Girl, Was Brought To The Healing Hub On Wednesday By Pediatric Surgeon Dr. Arun Gupta With An Abnormally Swollen Belly. She Cried Constantly And Clearly Had Pain.

Rapid Diagnosis, Told TOI, Revealed That A 10 Cm Massive Tissue Mass In Her Internal Organs Including The Kidneys And Intestines, Nip And Her Enormous Discomfort. In-fetu. The Condition Is Very Rare. The Estimated Occurrence Is One In Every 5-10 Lakh Births," Said The Arts.

A Team Of Just Two Doctors, Including The Pediatric Surgeon, And A Handful Of Support Staff Completed The Difficult Three-hour Operation On Thursday.

" The Tumor Had A Well-shaped Head With Small Locks Of Hair. Facial Features Were Observable. The Specimen Was Sent For Histopathological Analysis Or In Other Words, Microscopic Examination Of Abnormal Tissue," Said Dr. Kumar, Adding That The Baby Recovered Slowly And Steadily.

There Are Only A Handful Of Cases Of Fetus-in-fetu Worldwide, One Of Which Was First Discovered In 1808. There Are Two Theories Of Origin Of This Condition. It Is Said That Mass Starts As A Normal Fetus, But Is Enveloped By Its Twins. The Other Theory Is That The Mass Is A Highly Developed One, Which In The Leek Language Is A Tumor That Consists Of Various Types Of Tissue, Such As Hair, Muscles And Bones.

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