Fattest Woman of the World

IAS Prelims 2023

36 Year Old Iman Ahmad Abdulati, an woman from Egypt has become the world’s fattest woman.

Having weight of 500 kg, she has not left her home in Alexandria for 25 years and is unable to move from her bed or even roll over because of her enormous size.

She relies on her mother and sister Chaymaa Abdulati to perform everyday tasks like eating, changing clothes, cleaning and relieving herself.

She was born weighing a staggering five kg and was diagnosed with elephantiasis — a parasitic infection that causes extreme swelling in limbs.

Physicians have also said that due to a “disruption of glands”, her body stores and retains more water than it should.

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