Doctors extract 6,500 Egyptian pounds from a patient’s stomach

A strange case was reported from Egypt where doctors recovered 6,500 Egyptian pounds in 4 rolls of banknotes from a patient's stomach.

How did this all happen?

A patient whose identity is not disclosed arrived at the hospital complaining about severe abdominal pain. He confessed swallowing money over a period of time.

The currency notes have caused severe infection in his abdomen and intestine. However, after the checkup, the doctors also found some other materials in his abdomen that is leading to pain and severe infection.

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At that moment, the doctors had no other option rather than operating him. Hence a four-hour-long operation was carried out to extract the things from the patient’s stomach and save his life.

Things recovered from the patient’s stomach

Doctor Abdul Rahman Mustafa who conducted the patient's operation said they extracted 6,500 Egyptian pounds in four rolls of banknotes from his stomach.

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In addition to this, they also found some other objects too. The doctor added he found some coins, 39 nails, clippers, and a lighter.

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This is not the first time we received a patient who has swallowed money and other objects, said the doctor, Abdul Rahman Mustafa.

Source: Arab News

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.