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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Weird: Indian Doctors Removes 232 teeths from boys mouth (see pics)

The normal human teeth is 32 in number even lagbaja used it in a song. How comea boy is now having 232 teeth in his mouth?? TThat's really weird. That means he is having 200 extra tooth.well read on.

Doctors in India have extracted 232 teeth from the
mouth of a 17-year-old boy in a seven-hour
Ashik Gavai was brought in with a swelling in his
right jaw, Dr Sunanda Dhiware, head of Mumbai’s
JJ Hospital’s dental department, told the BBC.
indian doctors remove 232 teeth from boys mouth

The teenager had been suffering for 18 months
and travelled to the city from his village after local
doctors failed to identify the cause of the problem.
boy with 232 teeths

Doctors have described his condition as “very
rare” and “a world record”.
“Ashik’s malaise was diagnosed as a complex
composite odontoma where a single gum forms
lots of teeth. It’s a sort of benign tumour,” Dr
Dhiware said.

“At first, we couldn’t cut it out so we had to use the
basic chisel and hammer to take it out.
“Once we opened it, little pearl-like teeth started
coming out, one-by-one. Initially, we were
collecting them, they were really like small white
boy with 232 teeth

But then we started to get tired. We counted
232 teeth,” she added.
The surgery, conducted on Monday, involved two
surgeons and two assistants. Ashik now has 28

Describing Ashik’s case as “very rare”, Dr
Dhiware said she had “not seen anything like this
before in my 30-year career”, but said she was
“thrilled to get such an exciting case”.
“According to medical literature available on the
condition, it is known to affect the upper jaw and a
maximum of 37 teeth have been extracted from the
tumour in the past. But in Ashik’s case, the tumour
was found deep in the lower jaw and it had
hundreds of teeth.”
Ashik’s father Suresh Gavai was quoted by the
Mumbai Mirror as saying that his son complained
of severe pain a month ago.
“I was worried that it may turn out to be cancer so
I brought him to Mumbai,” he said.

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