The routine op should have been a snip - but Veronika Cruz, 35, was left in agony for three years after bungling surgeons left a huge pair of scissors inside her.
The surgeons had left the eight-inch long scissors behind during an operation to remove her ovaries in
. Sao Paulo, Brazil
But doctors dismissed her complaints that something was wrong until she collapsed in agony years later and this X-ray revealed the truth.
A spokesperson for the
medical council said: 'There was damage to her intestine and her other ovary, which had to be removed. We are investigating.' Sao Paulo