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Lula da Silva leaves the hospital after removal of a larynx lesion

Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was hospitalized on Sunday (Nov. 20) at the Sírio-Libanês Hospital in São Paulo for a laryngoscopy to remove a leukoplakia, a white lesion, from the left vocal cord.

According to the medical bulletin published this Monday (Nov. 21), the procedure showed the absence of neoplasia, a tumor caused by abnormal growth of the number of cells.

The President-elect was discharged on Monday and was accompanied by medical teams coordinated by Dr. Roberto Kalil Filho, the president-elect's physician.

The injury was diagnosed after a routine . . .

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