TITLE

Did Missed Orbital Fracture Lead to Nerve Impingement?

PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Clinician Reviews;Jan2011, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case where the jury found the defendant emergency physician negligent in diagnosing a fractured orbit which led to the plaintiff developing an impinged infraorbital nerve and permanent complications of the underlying injury due to untreated bone fragments where the plaintiff received a 240,000 U.S. dollar judgment.
ACCESSION #
57492145

 

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