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Pregnant woman dies after doctor removes wrong organ

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A pregnant woman in London, England, died after an acute appendicitis episode landed her in the ER where a doctor removed her ovary instead of her appendix. The Shropshire Star reported on Monday that the mother three, Maria De Jesus, 32, initially went to the hospital last October complaining of extreme stomach pains. At that […]

Potential malpractice suit: Surgeon operates on 4 year olds wrong eye

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Jesse Matlock, age 4, had a wandering eye. Literally. His eye was lazy and wandered so his parents decided to move forward with surgery to correct the problem. Turns out, it caused more problems for the little boy than the original problem because the surgeon allegedly operated on the wrong eye. Jesse’s mother, Tasha Gaul, […]