In one of the most bizarre surgeries ever, doctors in India removed a live cockroach from a woman’s nasal cavity reaching the brain.
42-year-old Selvi had complained of an “crawling sensation” for several hours, before being operated upon, The New Indian Express reported.
“It was a full grown cockroach… It was alive. And it didn’t seem to want to come out,” Dr M.N. Shankar, head of the ENT department at Stanley Medical College and Hospital in southern Indian city of Chennai said.
Doctors were relieved that the cockroach was taken out alive because had it died it would have infected the woman’s brain. Read more…