New Delhi, April 07, 2021 :
A young girl came to us with complaints of abdominal distension which was associated with mild pain. The abdominal swelling started 4-5 years back and was slowly increasing in size. For last year it started rapidly increasing in size and started causing discomfort to the young girl. She was having pain and difficulty in breathing. We are seeing that the patients are afraid of coming to the hospital to seek medical care due to the fear of Covid 19 disease. They visited Dr Tarun Mittal (laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon) one week back at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital.
According to Dr Tarun Mittal, laparoscopic and bariatric surgeon, Department of General & Laparoscopic Surgery, Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, “At that time her abdomen was grossly distended and huge lump was felt encompassing the full abdomen during clinical examination. We were surprised that the swelling has reached such a huge size without causing much complaints. An urgent CT scan was done to find the nature and origin of the swelling which showed a large lobulated mass (30x20x14cm) in the retroperitoneal area”.