It may sound bizarre to you, but an 84-year-old Brazilian woman has been diagnosed with a 44-year old fetus inside her!
According to the online tabloid reports, the discovery of long-dead fetus in the older woman’s stomach came last Friday, when her intense abdominal pains landed her in a Tocantins state hospital in central Brazil.
“It”s supernatural, but she has not had any complications,” Saraiva Kratka, a gynaecologist at the Porto Nacional Hospital told The Daily Mail.
“We are going to perform some new tests, scans to see more details and then we will speak with her relatives to see if they allow us to operate. Her stomach didn’t grow any more, the baby stopped moving and she thought it had been aborted,” Kratka told The Daily Mail via Brazil news site G1.
“Through ultrasound it was not possible to see the feutus,” Kratka told The Daily Mail. “We saw it with X-rays. It was possible to see the face, the bones of the arms, of the legs, the ribs and the spine,” Kratka told The Daily Mail.
“We are going to perform some new tests, scans to see more details and then we will speak with her relatives to see if they allow us to operate,” Kratka told The Daily Mail.
The woman has no plans to remove the fetus from her body, but Kraftka wanted to persuade her into thinking and doing otherwise so no other health issues come up The Daily Mail reported.
According to The Daily Mail, a witch doctor in the woman’s village previously gave her medicine that made her well after she experienced agonizing pain when other medical professionals were not available.