The shock of doctors after taking out a MES, eight spoons, screwdrivers, toothbrushes and a metal bar from the stomach of a 35-year-old who complained about unbearable pain
- Doctors also got two toothbrushes, two screwdrivers and a metal bar
- The unnamed man from India is said to be suffering from a psychiatric disorder
- His habits had led to a knife that pierced a hole in his stomach
Doctors in India were shocked when they discovered eight spoons and a knife in a man's stomach.
The 35-year-old, who has not been mentioned, had complained about unbearable pain, according to local reports.
Emergency surgery was performed when it was discovered that the tip of a knife had punctured a hole in his stomach.
Two screwdrivers and two toothbrushes were among the bizarre objects that were also removed, the doctors said.
It is believed that the man's eating habits were caused by a psychiatric disorder that has not been revealed.
Doctors were shocked when they surgically removed eight spoons and a knife from an Indian's stomach after complaining about pain. Pictured, the items straight from the stomach covered with food surrounded by other medical equipment
Two screwdrivers, two toothbrushes and a metal rod were among the bizarre objects that were also removed, the doctors said. Pictured, the complete table of contents
Emergency surgery was performed when an X-ray showed that there were eight spoons (pictured) and a tip of the knife punctured a hole in the man's stomach.
A three-hour operation was urgently performed (pictured) at Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, India, on an unclear date
The man was referred to Lal Bahadur Shastri Hospital in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh to get to the bottom of what caused his torment.
When an X-ray was taken, the doctors were stunned to see the spoons in his stomach – which the patient apparently did not know.
But it was just the tip of the iceberg.
The team saw a knife in a dangerous position, apparently through the man's stomach.
WHAT IS PICA?
Pica is an eating disorder characterized by the desire to eat products with little or no nutritional value.
These can include everything from stones, sand, paint and dirt to talcum powder.
It is most common in people with learning disabilities and during pregnancy.
It can cause a series of serious complications if the person eats something that is toxic or indigestible.
These include being poisoned by toxic ingredients and having a part of the body obstructed (which is often seen in people who eat it).
It can also lead to excessive calorie intake, but also to nutritional deficiency if the person eats a substance that has no nutritional value instead of nutritious food.
The person can also damage his teeth and be infected with parasites.
A three-hour operation was urgently performed to remove the metal before it caused more damage.
One of the doctors, whose name was not revealed, said: “We could already see the tip of the knife sticking out of his stomach.
& # 39; We later exploited it without wasting time, but inside we discovered more objects.
& # 39; It contained a knife, eight spoons, two screwdrivers, and two toothbrushes while we continued to serve its stomach. & # 39;
A short metal cylinder rod is also depicted on the row of objects retrieved from the operation, the date of which is unclear.
It is clear that the man suffered from a psychiatric disorder, which may cause him to eat the objects.
The patient is now being looked after by his family, the local reports state.
Although a diagnosis has not been clearly reported, there are some disorders that are characterized by its eating habits.
Pica, for example, is an eating disorder where the person cannot help eating non-food items, including dirt, talcum powder, and metal items.
It often occurs alongside mental disorders that impair performance, such as autism or schizophrenia.
The prevalence of pica is unknown, but it is most likely to be more common in developing countries, according to the National Eating Disorders Associations.
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