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Kilogram Of Nails, Screws And Knives Removed From Man’s Stomach.

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Kilogram Of Nails, Screws And Knives Removed From Man’s Stomach.

A Lithuanian man has had more than a kilogram of nails, screws, nuts, and knives removed from his stomach by doctors, local media report.

He had been swallowing metal objects for a month after quitting alcohol, doctors said.

Kilogram Of Nails, Screws And Knives Removed From Man’s Stomach. Getty Images

Some of the objects retrieved during surgery in Klaipeda University Hospital were 10cm (4in) long, according to Lithuania’s LRT public broadcaster.

Surgeon Sarunas Dailidenas called it a “unique case”.

In its article (in Lithuanian), LRT published a KUH photo showing a surgical tray full of metal objects after the emergency three-hour operation.

The man was brought by ambulance with severe abdominal pain to the hospital on the Baltic Sea coast.

He is now reported to be in a stable condition and is being monitored at KUH.

Courtesy,  BBC

Felicity Gitonga
Felicity Gitonga is the founder of Africa Business News. abn, freelance writer, journalist, and author with a passion for telling stories.

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