An Israeli claims to have had a record-breaking stone removed from her bladder. The 48-year-old woman underwent surgery this week to remove the stone, which weighed 2.2 pounds and was the size of a small grapefruit. The stone apparently was left to grow after the woman refused treatment three years ago.
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