A 58-year-old woman was reported to have been hospitalised after she developed severe abdominal swelling as a result of excessive eating and drinking.
A Chinese news tabloid reported that the woman ate and drank too much and her stomach exploded during operation. The explosion was as a result of trapped Gas in her stomach, therefore her entire stomach had to be removed .
According to Doctor Wang Hao, at the Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital in Jiangsu: the incident occurred when the ethyl alcohol in the patient’s stomach came in contact with the electric surgical knife.
“Normally, people will stop eating when they feel full. However, drinking alcohol during a rich meal can make people ignore their body’s signals, and they eat too much,” he said.
Why the heck will someone eat that much to cause explosion? SMH