Teenager who thought her stomach cramps were a food allergy discovers she has a rare tumour with teeth, hair and brain growing in her ovary



A schoolgirl who thought she had a food allergy actually had a rare tumour made up of teeth, hair and even brain in her ovary.
Kezia Denne, 16, suffered from stomach pains throughout her childhood, which she put down to a gluten intolerance.
When she was 12, the pain became so severe she was rushed to hospital and spent days there being tested.
Doctors revealed she had a germ cell tumour - immature teratoma - which she has had since she was born.
She underwent four rounds of chemotherapy - but it was unsuccessful. She eventually had an operation to remove most of the cancer.
But doctors... read more

 
28 September 2016 in Health, Views: 31
Source: Daily Mail
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