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3 year old permanently damaged by wrong diagnosis of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

A physician diagnosed a 3 year old girl as suffering from a virus. She was taken to another doctor for a second opinion but it was too late. She lapsed into a coma. She actually had Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and now lives with permanent damages such as lack of speech and muscular dystrophy. Her father is suing for damages.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Claremore Daily Progress

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About: 3 year old permanently damaged by wrong diagnosis of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Date: 17 April 2004

Source: Claremore Daily Progress

Author: Jeff Packham

URL: http://www.claremoreprogress.com/archive/article13444

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