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Surgeons performed an hour-and-a-half-long operation to remove a huge ball of hair from a 12-year-old girl’s stomach

The head of the pediatric surgery department at Podolsk hospital, Rimma Romashkina, revealed details of the operation of a 12-year-old girl, whose stomach was removed from a 600-gram hairball.

The find occupied 2/3 of the stomach and entered the duodenum, the interlocutor added The girl was operated on at the Moscow Regional Clinical Research Institute (MONIKI) named after. Vladimirsky.

The procedure lasted an hour and a half. The girl managed to remove everything superfluous. She is now in rehab. Also, the girl may need help from a psychotherapist, Rimma Romashkina added. It is known that in the stomach of the patient, in addition to hair, they found threads, as well as the remains of undigested food.

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