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Rare abdominal tumour removed from a 7-month-old baby

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A rare abdominal tumour weighing 750 gms was successfully removed by doctors from the stomach of a seven-month-old baby from West Bengal. The patient Abhir Mondal, a premature baby, had a very large abdominal swelling, which was noticed by his father when he was only two-months old. After primary treatment in Kolkata, the family went to Bengaluru for his further treatment.The baby suffered from a congenital anomaly - Fetus in Fetu (FIF) - in which a mass of tissue resembling a fetus forms inside the body. FIF is an extremely rare occurrence in India according to the medical literature.The family is back to Kolkata happily after over a month long treatment in Bengaluru. On Thursday, the doctors who treated the baby also accompanied the family from Bengaluru to Kolkata and met the press to give details of this rare medical case.The babys parents Tanmoy and Bijiya Mondal were married for si...
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