Morbid obesity

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha A. Sorrentino

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Female

This patient is morbidly obese. 

Case Discussion

The patient weighed 186 kg / 410 pounds. A scout view such as this really does not give credence to the claim of being overweight from "big bones". 

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