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Doctors remove 233 pieces from a patient's stomach in Turkey

Doctors remove 233 pieces from a patient’s stomach in Turkey

Removing objects from the stomach of a 35-year-old man

Photo: playback / website / metro.co.uk

An unusual medical condition occurred in Ebekiluu, Turkey. A 35-year-old man had 233 pieces of stomach removed. Among the items the doctors found were coins, batteries, magnets, nails, pieces of glass, stones, nuts and bolts.

According to the Turkish newspaper, “Metro”, Burhan Demir took his brother to the hospital after he complained of severe abdominal pain. Doctors did the tests Endoscopy, ultrasound and X-rayAnd they were surprised to discover the cause of the pain.

A patient has 233 pieces in her stomach

A patient has 233 pieces in her stomach

Photo: playback / website / metro.co.uk

The patient underwent emergency surgery to remove the objects. “During the surgery, we saw one or two screws going through the stomach wall. We saw that there were two pieces of metal and two different sized stones in the large intestine. We found that there were batteries, magnets, screws and we cleaned your whole stomach,” one of the surgeons involved in the operation said in an interview. .

“It is not a situation we see in adults, it occurs mainly in childhood, where foreign bodies are unconsciously swallowed,” the doctor added. The patient will undergo a psychological evaluation.

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