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91 Year old woman operated for a tumor reveals a stone fetus which she carried for 61 years

By Jatin Sharma, 3 March 2017


Human body is a wonder in itself. It can heal itself of most of problems without the help of medicine. The whole system of the body id very complicated and it takes years of studies and knowledge to know how the intricate system of human body works. In a story which most people won’t believe, a 91 year old woman who had carried a lump in her stomach for 61 odd years received a pleasant shock when doctors performed a scan on her belly and found that the lump was something that was not harmful, yet it had a story behind it.

1The lady with the tumor in the stomach


Estela Meléndez is 91 years old woman who lives in the Chilean town of La Boca. She had a lump on her belly for many years which pained occasionally. She said that the lump was not interfering in day to day life and it just pained a little which was manageable with medicines. At the age of 91, Estela developed age related diseases like arthritis and loss of hearing. Otherwise, she is all fine and does most of the house work herself. But some days back she fell while walking and when she was taken to the hospital for the scans, the doctors found that the lump in her stomach was nothing but was diagnosed as a tumor. The doctors immediately decided to operate upon her, but due to her age, they decided to x-ray her in color this time to see what the tumor looked like and whether they could do without surgery. What they found in the x-ray astonished everyone including Estela. Go to the next slide to find out what did the doctors found.

Estela Melendez

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