January 31, 2016, Bangladeshi patient Abul Bajandar (L), 26, dubbed "Tree Man" for the massive bark-like warts on his hands and feet, sits at Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Dhaka. AFP PHOTO / Munir uz ZAMAN
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A Bangladeshi father dubbed "Tree Man" for massive bark-like warts on his hands and feet Saturday underwent a successful operation to remove some of the growths, a hospital said.A nine-doctor team took three and a half hours to remove the giant warts from Abul Bajandar's right hand at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital, facility director Samanta Lal Sen told AFP.The 26-year-old was admitted last month for an operation to remove the growths weighing at least five kilograms (11 pounds) that first began appearing 10 years ago.
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