Man to undergo second surgery to remove 14-pound tumor from face

February 20, 2015 4:16 PM

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Man to undergo second surgery to remove 14-pound tumor from face

A Slovakian man is preparing to undergo a second operation to remove the remainder of a 14-pound tumor from his face, Central European News (CEN) reported.

Stefan Zoleik, 47, has Madelung disease, a rare condition that causes fatty tumors called lipomas to grow around the neck, shoulders, upper arms or upper trunk. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Madelung disease most commonly affects men of Mediterranean ancestry between ages 30 ...

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