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March 23, 2007 8:10 PM   Subscribe

Man suffers from 33 pound neck tumor
posted by puke & cry (42 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite

 
I'll take eponysterica for $500
posted by stupidsexyFlanders at 8:13 PM on March 23, 2007 [2 favorites]


why why why why why why why why?
posted by Dizzy at 8:16 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


Flagged as Failure To Understand What Makes A Good Front-Page Post.
posted by fandango_matt at 8:17 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


"Jeez, I dunno, doc! It just showed up ... 17 fucking years ago!"
posted by spacewrench at 8:17 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


No way I'm clicking on that.
posted by trip and a half at 8:19 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


Not as disgusting as I expected, but certainly far more surreal I mean, the guy looks like a cartoon character. And why his arms so large? How could the doctors even remove it now, if it is in his arms?

Oh well, fucking weird. I'm amazed he hasn't suffocated.

Also, the use of a super-wide angle lens to make it look even bigger is kind of lame, IMO.
posted by delmoi at 8:22 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


Its odd to look at, but not as gruesome as, say, the guy with toenails all over his hands and feet that was posted a few days ago. He looks more like a slightly deflated version of the Michilan Man. While I imagine he must be in a considerable amount of discomfort, it isnt especially gruesome looking since the tumor appears to be entirely within his skin.

In other words, you'll be looking at a guy who looks like he has an especially (well, massively) pronounced double chin on a fairly flabby frame.

Hope his surgery goes well.
posted by Joey Michaels at 8:22 PM on March 23, 2007


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posted by Eekacat at 8:25 PM on March 23, 2007


FYI: Almost certainly Madelung's Disease (or benign symmetric lipomatosis).
posted by i_am_a_Jedi at 8:27 PM on March 23, 2007


Oddly enough, it's 11:30 on a Friday night, and I'm listening to some strange, heavy, dark music (Celtic Frost) that I hardly ever listen to, and when I clicked on this link, I expected to be horrified, but felt only empathy, pathos and wonder. The look on his companion's face seems tinged with both sadness and grim disgust, while the patient looks oddly resigned and calm.

What an exceptionally weird moment. Life on the internets, I guess.
posted by psmealey at 8:28 PM on March 23, 2007 [2 favorites]


It's a wide-angle lens? I was wondering why it looked so...impossibly face. His head and hands are gigantic in the photo and his waist teeny-tiny. It looks fake the way it's photographed. The tumor looks realistic enough (like a gigantic goiter) but the rest of him is completely distorted.
posted by tastybrains at 8:41 PM on March 23, 2007


Jabba the Hut?
posted by Jikido at 8:45 PM on March 23, 2007


He looks like an actor that is being put into one of those Hollywood fat suits for a role, but they are only partly done applying the makeup.
posted by Rhomboid at 8:48 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


The diagnosis is clearly wrong. This man has had his torso bones removed.
posted by Pastabagel at 8:48 PM on March 23, 2007


This post is a giant tumor.
posted by Optamystic at 9:00 PM on March 23, 2007


HE'S THE JUGGERNAT, BITCH
posted by tehloki at 9:10 PM on March 23, 2007 [4 favorites]


why oh why oh why in my haste do I misspell these cruicial things
posted by tehloki at 9:11 PM on March 23, 2007


Its odd to look at, but not as gruesome as, say, the guy with toenails all over his hands and feet that was posted a few days ago.

I. hate. you.

I could have lived my entire life happily never having seen that thread, but your comment sparked my curiosity and I just had to go and look.
posted by tastybrains at 9:15 PM on March 23, 2007


Start the reactor, Quaid.
posted by boo_radley at 9:21 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


HOLY FUCKING JESUS WHY?!!!

tehloki FTW!
posted by furtive at 9:36 PM on March 23, 2007


That web site's got something for everyone.
posted by owhydididoit at 9:52 PM on March 23, 2007


looks like a bad photoshop.
posted by bhouston at 10:06 PM on March 23, 2007


the horror, the horror of neck tumor man!

apologies all around then..
posted by sarcasman at 10:19 PM on March 23, 2007


This puke and cry got a great sense of tumor.
posted by y2karl at 10:22 PM on March 23, 2007


From the article on Madelung's Disease: "More than 90% of the patients have associated alcoholism."

Hey, that'd drive ME to drink.
posted by davy at 10:28 PM on March 23, 2007


I must have 33-pound belly tumor. That or I've been pregnant for 6.5 years. Or maybe it's my Evil Twin. It can't be beer and pizza, really!
posted by davy at 10:31 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


Is this something I'd need a sense of tumor to understand?
posted by Peter H at 10:56 PM on March 23, 2007 [3 favorites]


Understand, no. Mock, yes.
posted by tehloki at 10:58 PM on March 23, 2007


Ouch.
posted by ThePinkSuperhero at 11:50 PM on March 23, 2007 [1 favorite]


I'll take eponysterica for $500

That is one for the ages. I bet you're scary at parties.
posted by y2karl at 11:54 PM on March 23, 2007


Weird, I just saw this guy on rotten.com earlier today.


Yeah, I visit rotten.com sometimes. You wanna fight about it?
posted by Citizen Premier at 12:39 AM on March 24, 2007


guess he made the best of his condition meantime by modelling for the redesigned Bibendum.
posted by progosk at 3:03 AM on March 24, 2007


Man, I think I've already seen this episode of Haus...
posted by sparkletone at 3:21 AM on March 24, 2007


Just a reminder: it's never too late to be circumcised.
posted by hal9k at 3:24 AM on March 24, 2007


"Jeez, I dunno, doc! It just showed up ... 17 fucking years ago!"

Back when he was a little toe-headed boy.
posted by hal9k at 3:27 AM on March 24, 2007


Quick slimming tips:

*Tunic length, slightly fitted tops in subtle vertical line patterns
*Slim fit pants with patch front pockets
*Obscenely huge neck tumor
*Strappy wedge heeled sandals

Summer's coming, girls. Remember, the boys will not loiter 'round an unaccessorized goiter.
posted by maryh at 5:10 AM on March 24, 2007 [3 favorites]


Huang Liqian, 58, first discovered a bizarre growth on the back of his neck in 1990, but chose to ignore it.

Let this be a lesson to everyone using AskMe for medical advice.
posted by Civil_Disobedient at 5:47 AM on March 24, 2007 [1 favorite]


This makes me want to puke & cry.
posted by sfts2 at 6:48 AM on March 24, 2007


That is just about the most disturbing thing I've ever seen.

About the best thing I can say about it, is that he would make an excellent spokesman for the Michelin Tire Company.


I hope he gets better, as this is clearly one of the more egregious of God's bad jokes.

To the poster: I'm going to feel sick from this all day, you lacrimonious regurgative bastard.

posted by Skygazer at 9:05 AM on March 24, 2007


On preview, looks I was beaten to the Michelin Man comparison by just about...well everybody...
posted by Skygazer at 9:08 AM on March 24, 2007


Wandering foreskin.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 12:29 PM on March 24, 2007


Suffers?
posted by Smedleyman at 11:26 AM on March 26, 2007


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