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Delayed tumour diagnosis results n 160,000 settlement

A patient was evaluated and monitored at a hospital for a spinal injury resulting from a fall. It was a year before doctors diagnosed her with giant cell tumor of the sacrum and treated her. A settlement was reached for $160,000 to cover pain and suffering for the time period between her fall and correct diagnosis.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Virginia Medical Law Report

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  • Giant cell tumor of the sacrum
  • Spinal injury

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About: Delayed tumour diagnosis results n 160,000 settlement

Date: September 2004

Source: Virginia Medical Law Report

URL: http://www.vamedicallaw.com/archives/pdf/mlrva/mlrva200409.pdf

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