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KABUL 16 August 2005..Maiwand Hospital.....Doctors at the RSU are performing a four-hour operation on Shabana's face to remove her lump.....Shabana. a nine months old Afghan girl, has been diagnosed with a 'neurofibroma'. This is a tumor or growth located along a nerve or nervous tissue. It is an inherited disorder. If left unchecked, a neurofibroma can cause severe nerve damage leading to loss of function to the area stimulated by that nerve.....The Rehabilitative Surgery Unit (RSU) at Maiwand Hospital is fully supported by the French NGO Medical Refresher Courses for Afghans (MRCA), also by the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, and by the Embassy of Japan under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots Project (GAGP). The Italian NGO Operation Smile Italia Onlus provides training to the Doctors. ....Maiwand Hospital dates back to the rein of Nadir Shah in the 1930s.
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CLINIC CLINICIAN DEPARTMENT DISEASE DOCTOR GP HEALTH HEMANGIOMA HOSPITAL IN-PATIENT MD MEDIC MEDICAL MEDICINE NEUROFIBROMA NURSE OPERATION PATIENT PHYSICIAN PRACTITIONER ROOM SURGEON SURGICAL THEATRE UNIT WARD WIND HAND GLOVE GREEN SURGERY CUT CUTTING REMOVING SKIN FLESH INCISION OPENING SLIT CUTTER BABE BABY CHILD CHILDREN INFANT LITTLE ONE YOUNG KNIFE EPIDERMIS DERMIS DERMA PIGMENTATION TOOL SCISSOR INSTRUMENT BLADE FACE
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