Royal Court: Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Undergoes More Medical Tests

Riyadh, Dhu Al-Hijjah 13, 1431 / Nov. 19, 2010, SPA -- In relation to the medical tests the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has had during the previous period, he today (Friday 13/12/1431H) complained of increase in his back pain, the Royal Court said in a statement issued today.

"Therefore, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques underwent more medical tests this morning at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh. The tests revealed that a blood accumulation accompanied the herniated disc, pressuring its adjacent nerves. The medical team advised the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to rest and follow-up," the statement said.

"The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques left the hospital today afternoon," the statement concluded.

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19:47 LOCAL TIME 16:47 GMT