In what may be the largest removal of feces ever recorded, doctors removed 28 pounds of poop from a 22-year-old male patient.
The man reportedly looked pregnant due to the severe bloating. He reported constipation for years.
It is believed that the man had Hirschsprung’s Disease, a congenital condition (birth defect) that affects the nerves to the intestine in 1 out of every 5000 people.
Surgeon’s removed the man’s bowel in a three hour surgery.
Surgeon with resected bowel: