Brazil: Doctors remove wrong leg, man now left legless

Posted on October 10, 2013 • Filed under: Brazil, Latin America Health reported that a Brazilian hospital says a patient with diabetic kidney failure has been left legless after doctors mistakenly amputated the wrong limb. Marilda Santos is the spokesperson for Rio de Janeiro’s Pedro Ernesto University Hospital. She said that on Friday doctors were supposed to amputate the right leg of Antonio Cesar Victorio but instead they removed his left leg. Read Article

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