Doctors Remove 232 Teeth from Boy's Mouth in India

Date: 24-07-2014 10:15 am (7 years ago) | Author: Giwa bayo
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Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour operation.

Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his right jaw, Dr Sunanda Dhiware, head of Mumbai's JJ Hospital's dental department. The teenager had been suffering for 18 months and travelled to the city from his village after local doctors failed to identify the cause of the problem.
Doctors eventually described his condition as "very rare" and "a world record"and diagnosed it as a complex composite odontoma where a single gum forms lots of teeth.

 Dr Dhiware said:
It's a sort of benign tumour. At first, we couldn't cut it out so we had to use the basic chisel and hammer to take it out. Once we opened it, little pearl-like teeth started coming
out, one-by-one. Initially, we were collecting them, they were really like small white pearls. But then we started to get tired. We counted 232 teeth."
The surgery, conducted on Monday, involved two surgeons and two assistants. Ashik now has 28 teeth. Describing Ashik's case as "very rare", Dr Dhiware said she had "not seen anything like this before in my 30-year career", but said she was "thrilled to get such an exciting case".
"According to medical literature available on the condition, it is known to affect the upper jaw and a maximum of 37 teeth have been extracted from the tumour in the past. But in Ashik's case, the tumour was found deep in the lower jaw and it had hundreds of teeth."

Ashik's father Suresh Gavai was quoted  as saying that his son complained of severe pain a month ago.
"I was worried that it may turn out to be cancer so I brought him to Mumbai," he said.


Posted: at 24-07-2014 10:15 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
- chidi4reala at 24-07-2014 10:24 AM (7 years ago)
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Hmmmm
Posted: at 24-07-2014 10:24 AM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- seveneleven at 24-07-2014 11:03 AM (7 years ago)
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na wa oo
Posted: at 24-07-2014 11:03 AM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- osamabinladin at 24-07-2014 11:12 AM (7 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed
Posted: at 24-07-2014 11:12 AM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- okilo101 at 24-07-2014 11:30 AM (7 years ago)
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Really rare
Posted: at 24-07-2014 11:30 AM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- p4490758 at 24-07-2014 12:00 PM (7 years ago)
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Nothing wey no dey this country India.. abeg turn off the light make I sleep..
Posted: at 24-07-2014 12:00 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- dollar22 at 24-07-2014 12:14 PM (7 years ago)
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Why always India??
Posted: at 24-07-2014 12:14 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- schmit at 24-07-2014 12:20 PM (7 years ago)
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I think say na 36 teeth person get
Posted: at 24-07-2014 12:20 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- daveobahon at 24-07-2014 12:35 PM (7 years ago)
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na wah o
Posted: at 24-07-2014 12:35 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dollar22 at 24-07-2014 01:10 PM (7 years ago)
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Somewhere, Luis Suarez is jealous. Grin Grin Grin
Posted: at 24-07-2014 01:10 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Freshlycrazy at 24-07-2014 01:25 PM (7 years ago)
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asia again... bizarre continent...
Posted: at 24-07-2014 01:25 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- onyeozo at 24-07-2014 01:58 PM (7 years ago)
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na wa oooo, which kind thing be that
Posted: at 24-07-2014 01:58 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- chicco77 at 24-07-2014 03:15 PM (7 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
Posted: at 24-07-2014 03:15 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- osarobo62 at 24-07-2014 03:17 PM (7 years ago)
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Quote from: dollar22 on 24-07-2014 01:10 PM
Somewhere, Luis Suarez is jealous. Grin Grin Grin
Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy
Posted: at 24-07-2014 03:17 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- beneno at 24-07-2014 03:51 PM (7 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes  Roll Eyes
Posted: at 24-07-2014 03:51 PM (7 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- bishop5 at 24-07-2014 04:32 PM (7 years ago)
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nawaoooooooooooo
Posted: at 24-07-2014 04:32 PM (7 years ago) | Upcoming
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- cocoeni at 24-07-2014 04:42 PM (7 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh?
Posted: at 24-07-2014 04:42 PM (7 years ago) | Hero
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- Kennycynth at 24-07-2014 04:49 PM (7 years ago)
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Indians with awful stories  Shocked
Posted: at 24-07-2014 04:49 PM (7 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- opera1 at 24-07-2014 06:04 PM (7 years ago)
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Are you sure this real or film
Posted: at 24-07-2014 06:04 PM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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- ayhorpharms at 24-07-2014 06:43 PM (7 years ago)
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Infact, it's really rare
Posted: at 24-07-2014 06:43 PM (7 years ago) | Newbie
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