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76000 pounds awarded when son dies from misdiagnosis of hypercalcaemia

A 21 year old boy died from a heart attack due to misdiagnosed severe hypercalcaemia. The boy initially suffered from back pain - lack of accurate communication between physicians meant that no further blood tests were done. The removal of a small tumour in his neck could have saved his life.

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About: 76000 pounds awarded when son dies from misdiagnosis of hypercalcaemia

Date: 30 May2004

Source: Ireland News


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