Skip to comments.Rusty Knife Removed From Man's Head After Four Years
Posted on 02/18/2011 9:44:16 PM PST by smokingfrog
Surgeons at Yuxi City People's Hospital in the Yunnan Province of southern China have successfully removed a 4-inch blade from the head of a man who claims he was stabbed four years ago, according to an Associated Press report.
Although the 30-year-old man, identified as Li Fuyan, said he suffered from severe headaches, bad breath and breathing difficulties since he was stabbed in the lower jaw during a robbery, he claims not to have known the blade broke off and stayed there when he was stabbed.
Dr. Eugene Flamm, head of neurological surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, said it's surprising, but conceivable, that a 4-inch blade went unnoticed for so long.
"Certainly in this country he would have been scanned or X-rayed before four years passed," Flamm said. "How it happened? I don't know. But could it happen, yes."
X-ray images show the knife resting behind the man's throat.
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Did he not feel it for four years?
Must be one of those titanium sporks.
Hmmm...sounds like the waiting time under Obamacare
I had surgery where they had to cut open my head. After it was done, the doc mentioned “And it just so happened where the incision was (above my ear), we came across a half-inch of lead from a blue colored pencil. Any idea what was up with that?”
And I DISTINCTLY remember when that happened. Working at my desk, putting my hand up to adjust my glasses, and then back to drawing but looking at my now-unusable pencil. Looked around on the floor to see where the piece went, no luck, and got up and went to sharpen it and then back to work! Was probably in there for 5 years!
Glad you’re doing OK!
[I had surgery where they had to cut open my head. After it was done, the doc mentioned And it just so happened where the incision was (above my ear), we came across a half-inch of lead from a blue colored pencil. Any idea what was up with that?]
Wow That’s bizarre!
Doctors x-rayed my brain recently, but they didn’t find anything! Bada-bing!
Didn’t he notice the part of the knife sticking outside his skull????? That would have been a hint.
Could it be...your breath?
Use Listerine. Oh and pull that knife outta yer head, Excalibur.
I had a bluefish rib stuck in my throat for six years. Yikes when I felt it break up and go down all that long after I thought it was gone.
Well, that's a relief.
After fours years as POTUS the Whitehouse will be informed they have found a missing stick stuck ....well we all know where.