When a woman in south China first reported her intense liver pain to doctors, they believed it to be liver cancer. Luckily, it was actually a fish bone causing the liver inflammation.

The woman had a fish bone lodged in her liver 18 months ago but was recently released from hospital with the bone successfully removed. Thankfully the doctors eventually realized that it was not cancer, and they then removed the bone that was 2.3 centimeters in length. The 49-year-old woman received a laparoscopic surgery where surgeons typically use a small video camera to probe the inflamed region to remove any unwanted objects. She is currently recovering from the procedure and was released from the hospital.