Shocking! You Won’t Believe What Doctors Removed from this ‘Pregnant’ Man’s Stomach (Photos)
A man with a disturbing condition that made him ‘pregnant’ has had to undergo a surgery to correct the shocking anomaly Zhang Cheng’s tumour weighed 15 kg at its heaviest
Zhang Cheng, a Chinese man let a benign stomach tumour to grow for 12 years until it left him looking like he was heavily pregnant.
Zhang first became aware of the abdominal benign tumour in 2004. But unable to afford surgery to have it removed, he left it to grow and grow for more than a decade until it expanded to massive proportions.
When it eventually began to threaten his health, however, the 33-year-old was talked into borrowing a large sum of cash to pay for its removal Zhang Cheng recovering after surgery
The medic said:“Due to the tumour’s position the surgery was extremely risky. There was a high chance of heavy bleeding.
“The patient is now being kept in the intensive care unit for further observation.”
Zhang had hoped the tumour could be suppressed with traditional remedies, but his decision not to operate saw the tumour grow bigger and bigger until he ended up carrying it around like an unborn child