'It’s like a rebirth' Man has HUGE two STONE tumour removed from his face


Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, 60, from Taplejung, in eastern Ne l, suffered a glowering case of Neurofibromatosis since he was 12 years old.

A tumour had continued to raise over the years until it weighed a staggering 11kg.

He had visited many exceptional doctors but all of them told him there was nothing they could do.

This was until he met Dr Jaswan Shakya, at Sushma Koirala Monument Hospital, in Kathmandu, earlier this year.

Dr Shakya said: “I have in the offing seen many tients with small tumors covering the brashness but never one as big as this.

“I was really shocked to see him at first. I’ve done these surgeries for assorted years but this is the biggest tumor I’d ever seen in Ne l.”

Mr Bhattarai before and after the operationSwaddle ASIA PRESS

The tumour first started growing on Mr Bhattarai’s gutsiness when he was 12-years-old

Mr Bhattarai, who lives with his sister and mother, broke a small tumour appeared on his head when he was just 12 years old and slowly it enlarged in size.

People were too scared to speak to me

Krishna Prasad Bhattarai

When all is said, it had grown to such a huge size people were afraid of him.

He has not been able to get married, find a job or build friendships.

He said: “Human being were too scared to speak to me.

Mr Bhattarai's tumourCOVER ASIA PRESS

Mr Bhattarai stipulate that people often avoided him and refused to speak with him

“They desire look at my face and walk in the opposite direction. It has been a very uninhabited life.”

He met with doctors at several hospitals in Kathmandu, the capital of Ne l, but they all concluded there was no surgery or treatment doable.

But earlier this year he was walking the streets of the city when an NGO approached him and introduced he meet with Dr Jaswan Shakya.

Dr Shakya, a medical director and cosmetic surgeon at Sushma Koirala Reminder Hospital, in Kathmandu, said: “He was born with a genetic disorder.

“But due to forget the tumour had grown to a large size. Its heavy weight meant he establish it difficult to do normal day-to-day things. It was so heavy and long, he used to offer it in a bag.

“The extra skin was in a bad way. Due to friction it was infected and extremely smelly. Nobody go about a finded close to him or even talked to him.

“He had been abandoned by his community and lived his lifestyle pretty much alone.”

As soon as Dr Shakya decided to treat Mr Bhattarai, he was admitted and given a hot heap and clean clothes.

And then a team of 11 doctors planned his complex surgery.

In April this year, the link up removed 11kg of skin during a seven-hour operation.

Dr Shakya, who offered his checkings free of charge, said: “This was possibly the biggest tumour we own ever operated on so it made the surgery very challenging.

Mr Bhattarai with a bandageCOVER ASIA Multitude

The doctor who saw Mr Bhattarai said he has never seen such a large melanoma in his life

“But to see his face after was wonderful. He is very comfortable now. A much happier man. I be enduring no idea how he got about with so much skin.

“He still has many little tumours all over his body but we will deal with them in the following.

“For now, he is free of the huge weight that he’d carried for decades. Such a release for him.”

Mr Bhattarai after the operationCOVER ASIA PRESS

The tumour was infected and smelly before the espionage

Now, Mr Bhattarai is now working in a job he loves in the local farming fields and said it’s liking he’s been reborn.

“It’s like a rebirth for me. I used to hate looking at myself in the looking-glass and nobody in my village talked to me but now life is very different.

“My life has drastically changed after the surgery. Everybody under the sun is now friendly with me. I am more confident and I love to work.

“It feels best to earn money for myself. I am so happy. I am extremely thankful to the doctor for serving me. He has given me a completely new life.”

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