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Leg lost to flesh-eating disease necrotizing fasciitis

A man claims he had his leg removed at the torso due to the negligent actions of doctors. The doctors did not acknowledge and treat accordingly his necrotizing fascitis or flesh-eating disease until it was too late. The man is suing the hospital and the doctor after failing to negotiate an out of court settlement.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Daily Times

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About: Leg lost to flesh-eating disease necrotizing fasciitis

Date: 9 April 2004

Source: Daily Times

Author: Deborah Gates

URL: http://www.dailytimesonline.com/news/stories/20040409/localnews/198157.html

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