- Doctors attached to West Bengal’s Ramphurat Government Medical College and Hospital, Birbhum, have removed coins and gold chains from a woman’s stomach
- The woman who is suffering from an acute mental illness was admitted to the hospital after she complained of stomach problems
- According to doctors, the weight of the gold ornaments is 1.60 kgs and 90 coins have been extracted from her stomach
Rumi Khatun, a 22-year-old from Birbhum, West Bengal, was admitted to Ramphurat Government Medical College and Hospital a few days back. But, the doctors were taken aback when they saw her stomach X-ray and other reports.
To their surprise, they found that the patient had swallowed coins, gold ornaments and watches. According to doctors, the patient was admitted in a delicate condition and was immediately operated upon by the doctors.
While speaking to the press, Dr Siddharth Biswas, HOD, Surgery, Ramphurat Government Medical College and Hospital, while talking to the press, said, “During the ultrasound, we found that the patient had swallowed coins, gold ornaments and, watches We immediately operated upon her and removed the coins. Coins of Rs 5 and 10 coins, bangles, and other gold ornaments have been removed.”
“She is suffering from a mental illness, and that is the reason she was consuming the coins and other things. Her condition is stable now and we have referred her to psychiatrist department for the counselling,” added Dr Biswas.
Doctors informed when the family noticed that the ornaments are being disappeared, they had confronted her, but she used to cry whenever she was asked about this.