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Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant in a medical first

In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has achieved a second face transplant on a same studious — who is now doing good and even spent a new weekend in Brittany.

Dr. Laurent Lantieri of a Georges Pompidou Hospital in Paris initial transplanted a new face onto Jerome Hamon in 2010, when Hamon was in his mid-30s. But after removing ill in 2015, Hamon was given drugs that interfered with a anti-rejection medicines he was holding for his face transplant.

Last November, a hankie in his transplanted face began to die, heading Lantieri to mislay it.

That left Hamon though a face, a condition that Lantieri described as “the walking dead.” Hamon had no eyelids, no ears, no skin and could not pronounce or eat. He had singular conference and could demonstrate himself usually by branch his conduct slightly, in further to essay a little.

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