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World's Largest Adrenal Tumour of 11.5 kg was Removed Successfully at Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital

  • Doctors at Fortis Flt Lt Rajan Dhall Hospital, New Delhi, have removed the largest adrenal tumour in the world that weighed 11.5kg.
  • The 55-year-old patient, Ashwini Marwah, suffered from type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension.
  • He weighed 125kgs ang required a bariatric surgery. 
  • According to Dr. Randeep Wadhawan, Director of Bariatric and GI Surgery at the hospital, while diagnosis it was found out that the patient had 30x20cm tumour in the right side of his abdomen.  
  • The tumour was even gradually spreading to the left side.
  • The tumour was located just adjacent to some of the vital organs like kidney, inferior venacava and intestines.
  • The patient's surgery had aggravated risks as the two diseases he suffered from already had affected his kidneys. 
  • After the removal of the tumour the patient was kept under observation and had lost more than 30kgs.


Source: ET Healthworld

Author Name
Bipasha Mitra

Published Date
: 28-Feb-2017

Bipasha Mitra 

After completing her Bachelors Degree in English and PG Diploma in Journalism, Bipasha started her career in writing. With an eye for detail and a creative bent of mind, she emphatically crafts patient's stories, and pens blogs and articles understanding what the readers want to know and should know for their medical treatment.

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