Man Refuses Free Corrective Surgery To Fix 100-Pound Scrotum
Jun 22, 2012 15:51
A Las Vegas man who suffers from a rare condition that has caused his
scrotum to swell to 100 pounds, has refused a free $1 million corrective
surgery from Dr. Oz, all because he wants to retain the rights to his
Back in October 2011, Wesley Warren Jr. made headlines after it was revealed that he had been suffering from scrotal lymphedema—a condition that has made his scrotum swell up with watery fluid. Nobody knows what caused the sudden growth spurt, but doctors believe that it may have been due to an accidental striking of his testicles by his own leg as he twisted and turned upon awakening from a sleep in late 2008.
To get around, the 47-year-old has to enclose his giant scrotum in a hooded sweatshirt when out in public. He also carries a milk crate and pillow to rest his oversize body part upon, and the extra weight makes it harder for him to breathe and walk: