Vietnamese doctors remove knife from pregnant woman's head after freak accident

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The woman was admitted to Quang Ninh General Hospital with the knife plunged into her head on April 29, 2016. Photo credit: Nguoi Lao Dong The woman was admitted to Quang Ninh General Hospital with the knife plunged into her head on April 29, 2016. Photo credit: Nguoi Lao Dong

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A woman in the northern province of Quang Ninh has recovered from a procedure to remove a knife that went four centimeters into her skull after an unusual accident, Nguoi Lao Dong newspaper reported.
The woman known only as T., 24, was admitted on April 29 in critical condition. The 20-cm knife got stuck on the top of her head. She is five months pregnant.
The X-ray scan of the woman
An X-ray scan showed the tip of the knife had touched her brain.
According to her family, her father-in-law accidentally dropped the knife when he was fixing the damaged rooftop.
T. was passing by and the knife plunged into her head.
Doctors of Quang Ninh General Hospital performed a surgery to remove the knife.
Three days after the procedure, T. is recovering. The condition of the fetus was reported to be stable.
She will be discharged later this week, doctors said.
 
 

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