Doctors at a Manipal hospital were successful in removing a massive 16kg ovarian tumour from a 69-year-old woman in a surgery which lasted for five hours. Doctors at Kasturba hospital claim that it was possibly the largest-ever tumour found in coastal Karnataka. The patients however is doing well and on road to recovery, claim the doctors. As per a report published in Times of India, the patient underwent hysterectomy and her uterus was removed while retaining the ovaries. Three months ago, she had a complaint of loss of appetite and also a feeling of being full and bloated even with little intake of food.

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