Girl with 8-kg breasts goes under knife

17:10, August 10, 2010      

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Photo shows Xiaowei's 8-kilogram breasts before the surgery.(Photo: Hinews.cn)



Xiaowei lies on an operating table after her breast surgeon.(photo by Zhang Qianyi, Chinanews.com)


Xiaowei, a 16-year-old girl suffering from macromastia, a rare condition where both breast grow to an abnormally large size, received a surgery to reduce her breast size in the Hainan Women and Infants Hospital on the afternoon of Aug. 4.

The surgery was successful. Doctors cut off 1.2 kg from her left breast and 1.25 kg from the right breast.

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By Ye Xin, People's Daily Online

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