|Man Told 'You're Pregnant - With Twins'|
A Birmingham man was left "flabbergasted" after a hospital told him he was pregnant - and could be expecting twins.
Hilton Plettell received a letter inviting him for a scan at the ante-natal department of Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Hospital, to find out how far pregnant he was.
The 50-year-old merchandising manager was asked to attend with a full bladder - standard practice for ultrasound scans - and told that "sometimes it can show twins".
Mr Plettell, who has never had children, said: "I was absolutely flabbergasted.
"It just came out of the blue. I have seen the funny side of it and all my mates are enjoying ribbing me about it.
"The letter had my correct name, date of birth and National Insurance number so I knew it was genuine and it turns out to be a genuine mistake."
The blunder comes 20 years after Mr Plettell had treatment for kidney stones at the East Anglia hospital - where a senior nurse has now issued him an apology.
She blamed a clerical error and promised to improve procedures in the future.
Mr Plettell said he could have gone down in history - but that he has instead he found himself the butt of endless jokes.
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