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Plastic surgeon removes too much tissue in procedures – $1,800,000 Verdict (access required)

A 57-year-old woman with a history of failed gastric bypass under­went a breast reduc­tion, abdominoplasty with panniculectomy, and liposuction. Over the next six weeks, the surgical wound deterio­rated, developing necro­sis while the defendant plastic surgeon saw the patient, reassured her and waited for the wound to “declare.” Af­ter a seroma ruptured, the patient went to ...

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