Indian Man Grows Four-Inch Horn After 5 Years Injury
Doctors at Bhagyoday Tirth Hospital in Sagar city , India removed the horn from Yadav ’s head recently .
Yadav , who is a farmer from Rahli village in Madhya Pradesh , had suffered a head injury in 2014 which led to the formation of a rare cutaneous horn, reports Daily Mail.
The benign growth is also known as the devil ’ s horn .
It was reported that the rare growths are made out of keratin , found in toenails and human hair , and most common in older adults .
Mr Yadav had been shaving the growth for years, until , it began to grow aggressively and the farmer asked for surgical intervention.
A surgeon , Dr Vishal Gajbhiye , who participated in the surgery said , “ Around five years ago the patient had hurt his head after which a lump started growing . Initially , he ignored it as it did not cause any discomfort . Also, he got the growth cut by the local barber .
“ But when the lump hardened and started growing further , he approached the hospital at Sagar. ”.
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