DMC Recovering In Hospital
July 21, 2008 at 4:35 AM (PT)
Reps for DMC (DARRYL MCDANIELS) have confirmed to ALLHIPHOP.COM that the rapper was admitted to a NEW JERSEY hospital on THURSDAY JULY 18th. DMC, age 44, arrived complaining of severe pain and swelling in his left arm. Management said that the rapper started experiencing pain in his left arm as early as last SUNDAY. After two days of suffering, the DMC’s arm became noticeably swollen, resulting the rapper seeing a doctor, who diagnosed two dangerous blood clots in the rapper’s arm. When blood thinning medication did not work, doctors decided that surgery was the best option to reduce the swelling in DMC’s arm and to prevent the clot from moving any further.
"DMC's surgery yesterday to remove the blood clots in his left arm was successful," DMC's manager told ALLHIPHOP.COM. "I had the opportunity to visit with him last night at the hospital. He was resting comfortably and is on his way to a full recovery. We want to thank everyone for all their prayers and get-well wishes. He's grateful to have so many wonderful fans and friends out there who care about him."