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A woman transplanted to the face of a deceased person

December 1 2005

The world's first operation performed on a partial face transplant. 38-year-old French woman was severely bitten a dog, and her face was impossible to restore the traditional methods of plastic surgery.

However, the patient was implanted nose, lips and chin, taken from the deceased person. The operation was announced a few days later, when it became clear that a woman feels good. But now she has to get used to the new look. Until the end of life of women will have to take drugs to the body not reject the new skin, Vesti reports.

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