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Chinese Woman with Horn in Her Forehead | Woman Horn

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Woman with Horn

After more than an hour of surgery, the woman ? commonly called Yanv- who grew a big horn on her head has finally got rid of the giant horn. Doctors from Treatment Center of Skin Diseases in Beijing Military General Hospital told the reporter that the surgery was successful. The woman is awake and will be discharged from the hospital in a week.

The woman is from Zhanggang village, Dengzhou city, central Chinas Henan province. She was born deaf and dumb. No one knows her exact name. Local villagers call her Yanv (means dumb girl in Chinese). Early in 2008, a fingernail-sized foreign object started growing on the left forehead of the poor woman. Her family took her to the county hospital to remove the growth. However, less than 6 months after the surgery the object grew again in the same position. After spring festival in 2011, the horn-like looking object grew faster and had reached already a size of more than 20 cm. The womans weird growth scared the villagers and she hardly dared to go outside. Finally her son and daughter took her to seek medical help in a hospital in Beijing. The doctors said that they rarely saw such a giant horn. Because the biopsy results for the horn were benign, doctors decided to have surgery on the womans horn

Woman with Horn
Woman with Horn


Woman with Horn
Woman with Horn


Woman with Horn
Woman with Horn
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