The 60-year-old man, identified only by the surname Du, was rushed to hospital after noticing his skin had turned yellow after he felt unwell.
His skin turned bright yellow after decades of heavy drinking and smoking, doctors from the central Chinese city of Huai’an, have revealed.Doctors say they discovered two tumours, one of which was located in his pancreas are blocking his bile ducts.
Disturbing photos of Du show his neck and stomach turned a dark shade of yellow. He was also diagnosed with jaundice.
They said that the tumour that was blocking his bile duct had been diagnosed as malignant, and he now needs to go through treatment which involves him also stopping smoking and drinking to have the best chance of success.
Since the operation to remove the tumours, his skin has returned to its normal colour.
The man has since been discharged and is back on his feet/
He said he is determined to improve his lifestyle and prevent the tumours from returning.