DELAYED DIAGNOSIS EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Patient Allegedly Receives Delayed Lung Cancer Diagnosis Following Chest X-Ray DELAYED DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

…  degree of medical certainty that, absent the delay in diagnosis, the plaintiff’s course of treatment would have been …  supposition based on the evidence in the plaintiff’s diagnosis. The experts education and experience provided him with a basis to …

Patient Succumbs To Skin Cancer Following Delayed Diagnosis DELAYED DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

This case involves a 52-year-old woman in Florida with a history of prolonged sun exposure who consistently visited a dermatologist for treatment of moles. The patient presented to the dermatologist with lesions on her neck, cheek, chest, and foot. The …

Patient Is Left On Permanent Oxygen Following Delayed Infection Diagnosis DELAYED DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

This case involves a middle-aged woman who was diagnosed and treated for tuberculosis. The patient went back to her pulmonologist for a followup appointment after completing the medication treatment and was told by her pulmonologist that she was recovere …

Delayed Bowel Perforation Intervention Causes Patient Kidney Injury DELAYED DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

This case involves a 69-year-old male patient with a complicated medical history who underwent a colonoscopy. He was noted to have a diverticular stricture and the surgeon suspected perforation. The structure was marked with an ink spot, and a chest  …

Delayed Biopsy Assessment Allegedly To Blame For Patient’s Metastasized Cancer DELAYED DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

This case involves a 46-year-old female patient who was seeing a dermatologist for various skin lesions and actinic keratosis management. The patient was advised to use Carac cream as a form of treatment. No biopsies were performed at the time. The lesion …

Misread Pathology Report Results In Delayed Cancer Diagnosis DELAYED DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

Misread Pathology Report Results In Delayed Cancer Diagnosis

This case involves a 56-year-old male patient who had dacryocystorhinostomy procedure to create a new tear drain between his eyes and nose. Pathology came back as benign. a little over a year later, the patient went for an evaluation of glaucoma. A se …

Infant Suffers Optic Nerve Damage From Delayed Glaucoma Diagnosis DELAYED DIAGNOSIS Expert Case

This case involves a 6-month-old baby who developed uneven pupils. The baby was taken to the emergency room and was noted to have a less reactive left eye as well as mild left ptosis. A fundus exam revealed that the right eye had a sharp disc margin. The  …