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Appendicitis goes unreported initially, leads to complications – $1.5 Million Verdict (access required)

On Aug. 15, 2016, Alexander Nelson underwent a colonoscopy after which he suffered abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. The next day, Aug. 16,  Nelson saw his gastroenterologist who referred him to the Lewis-Gale Medical Center Emergency Department for a CT scan of his abdomen to find out what was causing his symptoms.  Nelson went to ...