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Delhi doctors remove 53 stones from salivary duct of Iraqi woman

According to doctors, the biggest challenge was to remove the stones without causing any injury to the gland.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |
Updated: November 8, 2019 10:38:47 am
Delhi doctors iraqi woman 53 stones, 53 stones operation iraqi woman, delhi city news The stones were removed one by one using baskets and forceps without leaving a cut in the body. (Representational photo)

Doctors at a private hospital in Delhi successfully operated a 66-year-old woman from Iraq and removed 53 stones — the largest being 8 mm — from her salivary duct without causing any injury to the gland. Hailing from Baghdad, the woman complained of recurrent pain and swelling of the right-side parotid gland after having food or drink. She was operated at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on September 29.

According to doctors, the biggest challenge was to remove the stones without causing any injury to the gland. The stones were removed one by one using baskets and forceps without leaving a cut in the body.

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