D.R. Doctors: Woman Carried Fetus for 30 Years
- Saturday, April 02, 2011 9:00 PM
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC â€“ Health officials at the Luis Eduardo Aybar Hospital in Santo Domingo said on Saturday that they removed the mummified remains of a fetus from the abdomen of a woman 59 years old.
According to Dominican Today the woman had no clue what was causing the sharp pain in her stomach for 30 years.
Miladys Roman, chief gynecologist at the hospital said the fetus weighed 3 pounds and 12 ounces.
The woman told physicians she had long experienced pain but she never received adequate medical attention until she recently entered the public hospital with digestive complaints.
In other news, a rally of more than 100 met on Thursday to protest against the presence of undocumented Haitians in the Dominican Republic.
Source: Dominican Today