African girl, 12, can finally smile after surgeons removed the FOOTBALL-sized tumour engulfing her face that was slowly suffocating her

A 12-year-old girl can finally smile and eat properly after surgeons removed the football-sized tumour engulfing her face that was killing her.
Known only as Kaltoumi, she was given three months to live as the mass restricted her eating and slowly suffocated her as it grew over five years.
But she was saved after medics aboard the Africa Mercy - a hospital ship providing care to third world countries - docked in Cameroon to perform surgery.
Kaltoumi - who can finally smile and eat properly for the first time in five years - said after the surgery: 'It feels like a heaviness has been lifted... read more

 
6 April 2018 in Health, Views: 127
Source: Daily Mail
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