Doctors remove 5kg metal from man's stomach in MP

MADHYA PRADESH: In a bizarre incident a team of six doctors in Rewa district of the state recently removed iron objects including a chain, as many as 263 coins, and 10-12 shaving blades, four big needles along with a few glass pieces from the stomach of a 32-year-old Mohammed Maqsood, who hails from Sohaval in Satna district.

Surgeons in Madya Pradesh were stunned when they found more than 5kg of metal in a man's stomach. Initially, what they thought was a case of food poisoning after the patient complained of acute pain, they were shocked to find items like coins, needles, blades, and chain in his belly.

Mohammed Maqsood was taken to the state-run Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital after he complained of pains in stomach. The doctors did a few tests and x-rays that revealed the cause of his distress.

"The patient was not in a good frame of mind and it seems he swallowed these objects secretly," Dr. Priyank Sharma said, adding that Maqsood is doing well and is currently under the observation of a team of experts.

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