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Health officials are investigating a bungling plastic surgeon in Stockholm, Sweden, after he left part of his scalpel in a patient's nose.

The surgical instrument's blade had snapped during a nose reconstruction but hospital staff had been unable to find the shard of metal in the operating theatre.

They only realised what had happened when the patient was rushed to an emergency hospital suffering from heart palpitations.

One up to remove the blade was abandoned when surgeons couldn't find it, despite it showing up clearly on an X-ray.

Now the patient is recovering while doctors prepare for another attempt.

Sweden's National Board of Health and Welfare is investigating the botched ops.

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