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Fungal meningitis misdiagnosed as less dangerous type of illness – $650,000 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff was a 25-year-old man who reported to the emergency department with a history of an eight-day headache, nausea, vomiting, neck pain and sensitivity to bright lights. The emergency room physician ordered a lumbar puncture. Plaintiff’s spinal fluid appeared cloudy with white blood cells and lymphocytes. The emergency room physician diagnosed the plaintiff as suffering from ...

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