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Emergency Medicine Physician Opines on Delayed Diagnosis of Brain Tumor PHYSICIAN Expert Case

This case involves a child in Virginia who was seen by  pediatrician with complaints of vomiting and sore throat. The child was treated with antibiotics, as well as additional medication for pain and vomiting, and sent home. A few days later, the child w …

Sports Medicine Physician Opines on Inappropriate Removal of Joint Cartilage PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  A subsequent MRI revealed extensive joint damage, and physicians elected to operate. During the surgery doctors discovered that the …  her hip – it had apparently been removed by the operating physician during her original surgery. As a result, the patient was forced to …

ENT Doctor Removes Parathyroid Glands Unnecessarily PHYSICIAN Expert Case

ENT Doctor Removes Parathyroid Glands Unnecessarily

This case involves a patient who presented with hypercalcemia and was ultimately diagnosed with hyperparathyroidism. A sestamibi scan shows a parathyroid adenoma of the “posteroinferior aspect of the left thyroid lobe.” Some months later, surgery unsuccess …

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy PHYSICIAN Expert Case

Patient Suffers Fatal Hemorrhage After Lung Biopsy

This case involves a female patient with a history of coronary artery disease, as well as a number of different cardiovascular defects, for which she had undergone multiple surgeries and was on blood thinning medication. A routine chest x-ray had revealed  …

Leading Anesthesthesiology Experts Discuss Anoxic Brain Injury After Surgery PHYSICIAN Expert Case

…  did not deliver all of the complaints to the treating physician. Nevertheless, the treating orthopedic surgeon eventually returned …  problems and anxiety. Nurses informed the treating physician, who reported back to the patient’s room just as code blue was …