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Boy lives with broken neck for 14 years

A boy lived with an undiagnosed broken neck for 14 years. As a teenager, he went to a hospital complaining about neck problems and he was given painkillers for a strain. Eventually, numbness in his neck caused him to seek treatment and it was only then that the fracture was discovered. He underwent surgery to repair the problem.

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About: Boy lives with broken neck for 14 years

Date: 13 August 2004

Source: Mirror

Author: Brendan Williams


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