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Surgeons will remove the 55-pound ovarian tumor from the patient, the report said

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A medical team in Russia has shared photographs of its mind-boggling procedure last week, which saw the removal of a 55-pound tumor that was growing in a patient’s pelvic bone. The 59-year-old woman, who was not identified in the Central European News Agency (CEN) report, was reportedly complaining of pain and difficulty in breathing.

The tumor was the cause of the patient’s severe pain and having trouble breathing.
(CEN)

“This case is not unique,” located in the Moscow City Clinical Hospital, in Moscow, said on Facebook. “Our surgeons are often large tumors. The reason for this is often a delay in seeking medical help, the neglect of the health of the patient. Such tumors pressure upon the intestines, the stomach and the diaphragm, causing discomfort and pain, but the patients were of the opinion that it will go away by itself.”

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According to CEN, the head surgeon, Dmitry Aryutin to run with a victory dance for a time, he had to completely remove the tumor. The tumor proved to be benign and the patient is said to have been stabilised and was recovering.

Ovarian tumors are the result of abnormal cell growth. Benign tumors are slow growing and do not spread to other parts of the body, but the exact cause is not known, according to the University of Colorado’s department of gynecologic oncology. Treatment usually involves surgical removal, and fertility is often not a problem, although it is most common in women of childbearing age.

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In patients with a history of obesity, male infertility or a family of origin of ovarian tumors, or ovarian cancer are at an increased risk for the development of ovarian cancer.

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