Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Briefly: The Curious Discovery Of A 50 Year Foetus in A 92 Year Old Woman

Doctors in Chile have discovered a 90-year-old woman with a 50-year-old foetus inside her, a situation referred to as Lithopedion.

The mystery was unfolded during an x-ray test at a hospital in the city of San Antonio where she was rushed to after a fall. The x-ray revealed a calcified baby which weighed around 4.4lb (2kg)Meanwhile, the elderly woman was sent home as doctors considered operation as very risky for her age.


P.S. Lithopedion, occurs when a foetus dies during pregnancy and then becomes calcified outside the uterus.

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