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Man dies in agony after doctors misdiagnose a heart attack as inflamed shoulder

An obese man was suffering extreme pain in his left shoulder. Doctors said he was not having a heart attack but suffering from an inflamed shoulder. He was sent home with painkillers and suffered incredible pain before dying several days later.

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About: Man dies in agony after doctors misdiagnose a heart attack as inflamed shoulder

Date: 6 Mayl 2004

Source: Sun-Sentinel

Author: Helen Tobler

URL: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,9480691%255E23289,00.html

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