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An Egyptian lady, Eman Ahmed Abd el Aty, aged 36, said to be the world's heaviest woman, finally managed to leave her home for the first time in 25 years when she was admitted to an Indian hospital. Her large size necessitated a specially chartered flight to take her from Cairo to Mumbai's Saifee Hospital in India.

Her huge weight was said to be due to a glandular imbalance that means she retains fluids. At the time of her admission in February, she weighed over...

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