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Comatose woman’s eye eaten by ants

A hospital is being charged for negligence after one of its inpatients received cataract surgery and went into a coma, later dying from injuries suffered from ants eating out her eye. The patients’ son discovered his mother’s negligent state after removing bandaging over her face, revealing an empty eye socket except for the presence of ants. The hospital has begun enquiries.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by New Kerala.com

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About: Comatose woman’s eye eaten by ants

Date: 16 November 2005

Source: New Kerala.com

Author: Aijtha Menon

URL: http://www.newkerala.com/news.php?action=fullnews&id=53870

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