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Misdiagnosis of shoulder injury causes lawsuit

A patient is suing his doctor for disability due to shoulder pain that progressed to a complete rotator cuff tear despite having a diagnostic x-ray and receiving anti-inflammatory drugs. The complainant is stating that the doctor misdiagnosed his injury for three years due to negligent medical practices and that his condition was exacerbated by the type of treatment he received.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Madison St Clair Record

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About: Misdiagnosis of shoulder injury causes lawsuit

Date: 3 October 2005

Source: The Madison St Clair Record

Author: Steve Gonzalez


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