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Odisha Doctors Operate on Baby to Remove 'World's First Bony Tail in Thoracic Region'

Times of India | 14/01/2022 08:57 AM | Click to read full article

A baby was born in Odisha with a spinal cord anomaly which doctors on Thursday claimed to be the world's first recorded bony tail in the thoracic region.

The 'tail' had been removed in a private hospital in Bhubaneswar, Prof (Dr) Ashok Kumar Mahapatra who conducted the surgery along with another neurosurgeon told reporters.

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