Dr Naeem Taj, a Pakistani Surgeon and Head of Department of Capital Hospital Islamabad has removed gall stones and gall bladder from a 4 year old boy, the youngest person to have gall stones and gall bladder removed.
This is a new world record and Guinness has been notified about this achievement. Previously, Danyelle Oteni was the youngest child who had her gall stones and gall bladder removed at the age of 5 years and 6 months. It is not the only record of Dr. Naeem Taj, He also had removed the longest gall bladder from a 70 year old lady, which measured 25.5 cm, remember that the normal length of gall bladder is just 5 cm. He has also removed the world longest appendix and has removed gall bladder from the world's oldest lady . In one of his gall stones surgeries, he removed 5568 gall stones. Isn’t it awesome? His name had also been included in Guinness Book of World Records.

“4 years old.boy with multiple gall bladder stones .Cholecystectomy done successfully on 27.9.2014 .Little master is fine and happy after surgery”, the official statement of Dr. Naeem Taj

Gall stones, also known as cholelithiasis in medical term, are generally found in older people, many individuals among you, more precisely those who are overweight may have latent and hidden gall stones. About 70% of patients with gall stones remain asymptomatic. Those who become symptomatic usually discover that they have gall stones in older ages.

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