• Doctors successfully remove ‘turtle shell’ mole on 10-year-old girl’s back (photos)

    Doctors successfully remove ‘turtle shell’ mole on 10-year-old girl’s back (photos)

    Doctors at Ho Chi Minh City’s Children’s Hospital, Vietnam has successfully removed the turtle-shell-like mole from the back of a 10-year old girl after a 3-hour surgery on Monday, August 29.

    The hospital’s vice director, Dao Trung Hieu, said the girl, Tran Thi Ngoc Tham of Soc Trang province, who suffers from congenital melanocytic nevus has recovered after the surgery.

    He said the mole weighs 1.05 kg and measures 22 cm in diameter. After its removal, doctors covered the area with skin […]