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Massive tumor removed from man's face

A six kilogram tumor. That's more than 13 pounds. This is Slovakia's Stefan Zoleik, before the tumor disfigured his face. SOUNDBITE) (Slovak) PATIENT, STEFAN ZOLEIK, SAYING: "Everyone was turning and looking at me, it was very unpleasant. It also bothered me all the time when I moved my head." A rare illness called Madelung disease caused fat fibers to grow uncontrollably. And after more than 10 years of discomfort, surgery was finally scheduled. (SOUNDBITE) (Slovak) SURGEON, IGOR HOMOLA, SAYING: "We will reduce the skin from here to show the chin so that we model the face correctly." After 5 hours on the operating table, doctors were pleased with the result. (SOUNDBITE) (Slovak) SURGEON, IGOR HOMOLA, SAYING: "We took out about 6 kilograms of fat from the patient's face." And Zoleik can now look in a mirror with satisfaction. (SOUNDBITE) (Slovak) PATIENT, STEFAN ZOLEIK, SAYING: "This is amazing. Much be

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