Huang Chuncai suffers from an extreme condition that has grotesquely deformed his face. The Channel documentary followed Huang and the surgery he received to alleviate some of his suffering. Watch this video excerpt:. Huang is healing very well from his last surgery, NGC reports in an update on its website. There are two main risks that accompany the next operation: the position of the tumor and blood loss. NGC adds. Due to the nature of neurofibromatosis, the tumor is clustered in several locations, like bundle of grapes, throughout his flesh.
Doctors removed the world’s largest facial tumor from a Chinese man
Chinese man gets massive tumor removed
He is suffering from an extreme case of neurofibromatosis, which caused such large tumors on his face that they had completely distorted his features. He had a 25kg facial tumor that hung down to his waist. In a series of four life-saving operations he has had 21kg of the mammoth tumor removed — and can finally lead a normal life. Huang was left untreated for 30 years as his parents could not afford medical treatment and he grew to just 4 foot in height as the pressure of the 25kg tumor on his spine stunted his growth and gave him a hunchback.
Chinese man with 15 kg facial tumor operated successfully
A man with massive kilogram pound tumor that hung down from his face, obscuring his features and warping his backbone, was operated successfully by Chinese surgeons, as they said Tuesday. More than 10 doctors and nurses took part in the hourlong surgery that removed the tumor, said Xu Kecheng , president of Fuda Cancer Hospital in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. The patient, Huang Chuncai , 31, from southern Hunan province, suffered from a facial tumor with a perimeter of 97 centimeters Huang's facial tumor became noticeable when he was 4 years old, the hospital said.
Related: 'Elephant man' to go under the knife HONG KONG - Chinese surgeons said Tuesday they successfully operated on a man with a massive pound tumor that hung down from his face, obscuring his features and warping his backbone. In this photo released by Fuda Cancer Hospital, Chinese man Huang Chuncai is carried on a stretcher to undergo surgery to remove a kilogram tumor from his face in Guangzhou, southern China, Tuesday, July 24, Huang Chuncai's facial tumor became noticeable when he was 4 years old, the hospital said. It grew bigger and more quickly as he grew older, blocking his left eye, pushing his left ear to shoulder level, knocking out his teeth and deforming his backbone.