Assessment
Questionnaire

Have a symptom?
See what questions
a doctor would ask.
 
News » Woman dies of undiagnosed brain tumour
 

Woman dies of undiagnosed brain tumour

A family received 200,000 pounds settlement after a hospital was found guilty of neglect resulting in a young motherís death. Doctors at the hospital failed to diagnose a brain tumour when she was admitted barely conscious and suffering from severe headache. Doctors assumed she was suffering from a drug overdose.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by BBC News UK Edititon

Related Disease Topics:

Related Symptom Topics:

Article Source Details

About: Woman dies of undiagnosed brain tumour

Date: 15 Jan 2003

Source: BBC News UK Edititon

URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/2659889.stm

More News Topics

  • Migraines more than just a headache
  • Mild asthma can be controlled without preventers
  • Military ignores symptoms of a young soldier suffering from a brain eating disease
  • Military technology used to diagnose breast cancer
  • Milk fatty acids prevents cancer and arthritis
  • Minimally invasive laser surgery and stents provide effective treatment for blocked areteries
  • Minor illnesses contributing to pressure in the ER
  • Miracle baby for cancer victim
  • Mirtazapine can greatly reduced depression rates in stroke patients
  • Miscarriage influenced by excess weight
  • Misdiagnosed aneurysm leads to wife's vegetative state
  • Misdiagnosed cancer in 12 year old boy
  • Misdiagnosed heart attack leads to young man's death.
  • Misdiagnosed jailed man sues
  • Misdiagnosed lupus sufferer improves after diagnosis and treatment
  •  

    By using this site you agree to our Terms of Use. Information provided on this site is for informational purposes only; it is not intended as a substitute for advice from your own medical team. The information on this site is not to be used for diagnosing or treating any health concerns you may have - please contact your physician or health care professional for all your medical needs. Please see our Terms of Use.

    Home | Symptoms | Diseases | Diagnosis | Videos | Tools | Forum | About Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Site Map | Advertise