3 ANS 8442N cut 8 2016 Volume Rendering 29 PM X512 DFOV 231cnm Ex Oct 18 2016 FL ROT 12mm1 87 W 385 L Warning this text contains materials sensitive in nature This is a 3D CT scan of a 70-year old algerian women with a fetus that was inside her for over 30 years provided to us by our friends @themedicalmentors This extremely rare phenomenon is called Lithopedion which means stone baby It occurs most commonly when the fetus dies during an abdominal pregnancy and has been retained by the mother That fetus was too big to be reabsorbed by the body and subsequently calcified on the outside as part of a maternal foreign body reaction shielding the mother's body from the dead tissue of the fetus and preventing infection science medical medicine baby pregnant xray radiology medstudent medicalstudent student study science biology research premed futuredoctor nurse obgyn gyn ob studentdoctor pregnancy weird odd mri nursing nurselife instadaily Meme

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