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Doctor Forgets Phone In Patient’s Womb

Posted: May 15, 2015 at 10:51 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

THIRTY-SIX-YEAR-OLD Hanan Mahmoud Abdul Karim, who was admitted to a private hospital in Amman, Jordan, for the operation on April 24, 2015, has narrated how a doctor abandoned a mobile phone in her body.

According to Gulf News, Harim claimed that during the procedure, the doctor left his mobile phone in her abdomen.

Her mother, Majeda Abdul Hamid, told local media that her daughter gave birth to a 4.8kg boy (10.5 lbs) and as all appeared to be well, she was sent home from hospital.

But later, she claimed that her family noticed her stomach vibrating, leading to severe pain.

“My daughter suffered serious pains and could not move,” the mother is quoted as saying. “I brought her back to the hospital where she was treated but nothing was done for her.” Hanan was then allegedly rushed to the casualty department of Al Bashir public hospital, where X-rays revealed there was a foreign object in her abdomen, Daily Mail reports.

She claimed that surgeons quickly operated on her to remove the phone. Her case was brought up in the Jordanian parliament, where parliament member, Salim Al Bataynah, called on the Jordanian government to resign as a result of the scandal.