Doctors in Colombia made a shocking discovering after admitting an elderly woman to a Bogota hospital for abdominal pain.
A radiography exam at Bogota’s Tunjuelito Hospital led to the discovery of a 40-year-old fetus in her abdomen.
The woman suffers from a rare condition in which a woman carries a lithopedion, or a “stone baby.” A lithopedion occurs when an unborn child develops outside the womb. In this case, the fetus developed in her abdomen which is not a viable place for it to grow.
The woman must undergo surgery to have the calcified fetus removed.
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