Isabelle Dinoire reveals her face to the world on February 6, 2006 file photo, 10 weeks after she received a new nose, chin and mouth in the world's first partial face transplant. Photo: AP Isabelle Dinoire reveals her face to the world on February 6, 2006 file photo, 10 weeks after she received a new nose, chin and mouth in the world's first partial face transplant. Photo: AP
Isabelle Dinoire reveals her face to the world on February 6, 2006 file photo, 10 weeks after she received a new nose, chin and mouth in the world's first partial face transplant. Photo: AP

Isabelle Dinoire, first face transplant recipient, dies a decade after pioneering surgery

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Isabelle Dinoire reveals her face to the world on February 6, 2006 file photo, 10 weeks after she received a new nose, chin and mouth in the world's first partial face transplant. Photo: AP Isabelle Dinoire reveals her face to the world on February 6, 2006 file photo, 10 weeks after she received a new nose, chin and mouth in the world's first partial face transplant. Photo: AP
Isabelle Dinoire reveals her face to the world on February 6, 2006 file photo, 10 weeks after she received a new nose, chin and mouth in the world's first partial face transplant. Photo: AP
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