Ethiopian doctors at the St. Peter’s Specialized Hospital in Addis Abeba have last night removed 120 sharp construction nails, sewing pins, glasses and other sharp objects from the stomach of a patient.
The doctors said, the 33 year old patient suffered from a psychological disorder known as Pica (Acuphagia), tendency when patients consume metals.
The patient is now said to be in good condition.
The doctors said the man swallowed the nails and other sharp metals over a period of months.
The whole operation took over two hours. He has been undergoing Holy Water baptism for the past two years.