MEC visits woman with extremely large breasts
17 Jun 2012The MEC for Health in Gauteng Ms Ntombi Mekgwe is to visit the woman who has developed extremely large breasts as a side effect of using anti-retroviral drugs.
The woman is believed to be suffering from a rare form of lipodystrophy, fat distribution, which affect a very small number of people on ARVs. The woman was taken to Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic hospital on Friday where she is expected to undergo treatment. Doctors will be available to explain the kind of treatment that the woman will undergo.
The MEC will be accompanied by the chairperson of the Gauteng Legislature’s health portfolio committee Mrs Molebatsi Bopape during the visit.
Journalists are invited.
Details are as follows:
Date: Sunday, 18 June 2012
Venue: Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Ward 494 Green Block
Cell: 082 551 9892
Issued by: Gauteng Health
17 Jun 2012
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