Pencil removed from the skull of a girl child.

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Hyderabad, March 6: A team of neuro surgeons from Sai Krishna Neuro Hospital, Kacheguda, on Thursday claimed to have removed a pencil that had penetrated the skull of a nine-year-old girl.

The pencil had gone almost 10 centimetres into the child’s skull, as a result of which she slipped into a coma.

The incident happened when the girl, Madhu Priya, while doing her homework, tripped and fell on the sharpened pencil.

A team of neurosurgeons comprising T.V. Srinivas, S. Jaypal Reddy, S.A. Jaleel Kirmani and T. Anil Kumar performed a craniotomy to remove the pencil, said a news release.

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