Your body can store all sorts of things!
September 29, 2012 9:19 PM Subscribe
posted by Brandon Blatcher (42 comments total)
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This is a real life story, with images, that contains the following head turning phrase: "...Hilton's doctors stowed it away inside her stomach...
Do check out the references in the above link to learn about the fascinating medical procedure decompressive hemicraniectomy
. Or watch a video demonstration of one being performed
As to storing part of a person's skull elsewhere in their body while brain swelling is relieved, been there
, done that
. There's an extra benefit from removing a piece of the skull: brain scans are easier