A Michigan man is scheduled for surgery later this month in California on his abnormally large scrotum, the result of a rare condition.
Dan Maurer's scrotum has grown to a size that makes it impossible for him to work or walk more than 40 feet at a time. It is agonizing for him to drive.
Though variously estimated at 50 to 75 pounds, the Burlington resident says he doesn't know how big his scrotum is anymore.
He tells the Battle Creek Enquirer "it's depressing enough without weighing it."
Maurer's surgery is set for Aug. 28, a date set by Dr. Joel Gelman of the University of California-Irvine, who has experience performing an operation to treat the condition, called scrotal lymphedema.
The procedure could take up to 12 hours.