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526 teeth removed from boy's mouth

A doctor examines the teeth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A doctor examines the teeth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with...more

A doctor examines the teeth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A doctor shows a scan of the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A doctor shows a scan of the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with...more

A doctor shows a scan of the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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A 7-year-old boy, whose tooth-like structures were removed from his mouth, sits inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

A 7-year-old boy, whose tooth-like structures were removed from his mouth, sits inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the...more

A 7-year-old boy, whose tooth-like structures were removed from his mouth, sits inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the...more

Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy, inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy, inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the...more

Doctors arrange tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy, inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy, are on display inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy, are on display inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the...more

Tooth-like structures removed from the mouth of a 7-year-old boy, are on display inside a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Doctors pose with a 7-year-old boy, whose tooth-like structures were removed from his mouth, at a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Doctors pose with a 7-year-old boy, whose tooth-like structures were removed from his mouth, at a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed...more

Doctors pose with a 7-year-old boy, whose tooth-like structures were removed from his mouth, at a hospital in Chennai, August 2, 2019. According to the doctors, the boy complained of jaw pain and swelling, following which an investigation revealed the presence of a large lesion with multiple hard structures within the portion of the right side of his jaw. More than 500 teeth were removed from the mouth of the boy, doctors added. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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