Parasitic worm eats woman’s kidney, kills her

January 21, 2015 7:54 PM

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Parasitic worm eats woman’s kidney, kills her

A Czech woman went to the hospital after suffering from severe stomach pain, only for doctors to discover a huge parasite in her kidneys, which eventually led to her death, Central European News reported.

Hana Foldynova, 76, was admitted to the Krnov Hospital in northeastern Czech Republic after her general practitioner discovered blood in her urine. Doctors thought it was a blood clot, but when they went in for surgery, they were shocked to discover a blood-red, 3.9 inch-long parasite living in one ...

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