Massive nine kg tumour removed from Rajasthan man's leg, patient walks out satisfied

A resident of Ganganager, in Rajasthan, was diagnosed of Large Soft Tissue Sarcoma (9Kg), with Neuro Vascular involvement.

Massive nine kg tumour removed from Rajasthan man's leg, patient walks out satisfied
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New Delhi: Doctors at a Rajasthan hospital conducted surgery upon a man who had a 9 kg tumour in his knee.

A resident of Ganganager, in Rajasthan, was diagnosed of Large Soft Tissue Sarcoma (9Kg), with Neuro Vascular involvement.

After visiting several hospitals for treatment and months of pain in his joints and muscles, with difficulty in walking, the patient underwent several investigations, which revealed, he had cancer and doctors suggested him for leg amputation.

 

He was operated elsewhere in 2013, but swelling progressed, post which, he consulted Dr Praveen Gupta, senior bone cancer specialist of Bhagwan Mahaveer Cancer Hospital and Research Centre (BMCHRC).

Dr Gupta and his team operated the patient and removed the nine kg tumour, with the reconstruction of the vessels from the opposite leg.

Post long and successful surgery and few physiotherapy sessions, patient recovered and regained the strength of his legs and walked out from hospital with a grin of happiness and satisfaction.

(With ANI inputs)