17.5kg tumor removed from 85-year-old Saudi womanSaudi doctors in a hospital in Makkah removed a tumor weighing 17.5 kg from an 85-year-old woman.

The 20-hour long surgery took place in King Abdullah Medical City, Makkah. The team of doctors who removed the massive tumor said that the surgery was successful and that the condition of the woman was improving. Reconstruction of the digestive system was also done during the operation.

One doctor said that the surgery was one of the longest and most complex surgeries performed in the hospital, reported Emirates 24/7.