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Doctor tried over misdiagnosing epilepsy in children

A hearing to try a doctor who incorrectly diagnosed over 600 children with epilepsy has been delayed for the second time, due to an illness. The doctor is being tried by the General Medical Council over prescribing medication for the disease which caused permanent visual disturbance in the children and motor dysfunction reducing their ability to walk.

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About: Doctor tried over misdiagnosing epilepsy in children

Date: 26 September 2005

Source: BBC News

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/leicestershire/4280552.stm

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