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Bum, caboose, butt, posterior — there are many harmless ways one can refer to the gluteus maximus, and even more that are a bit on the crude side. But whatever you call it, this part of the body is not usually the one we think of when we hear about serious health problems. But for the 27-year-old Brazilian model Andressa Urach, her bum nearly ended up costing her her life.
Andressa had always dreamed of becoming a model and with a slender figure, silky hair and hypnotising eyes, all the ingredients seemed to be there.