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Doctor finds tiny foot in infant's tumor

December 18, 2008 6:22:19 AM PST
A pediatric neurosurgeon found a tiny foot when he removed the tumor from the brain of an infant.The doctor also said he discovered the formation of another foot, a hand and a thigh while removing the growth.

The doctor isn't sure what caused it but says it may have been a type of congenital brain tumor.

The 3-day-old newborn is otherwise healthy, but he'll have to undergo monthly blood tests to check for signs of cancer, along with physical therapy.

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