A doctor’s decade-old mistake haunts the hospital

Issue - September - 2021, Posted On:   01 September 2021

The patient was a known case of congenital hip dislocation (CHD) – her left hip joint was dislocated since birth. A surgery was performed when she was a year and half. At the age of fourteen she discovered that her left leg was short by four inches. She approached another doctor who operated the leg by Illizarov method, but to no avail.

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