Elderly U.K. woman dies after bruising her leg

10/23/2012 | Reading Post (U.K.)

A 77-year-old woman died of sepsis after being treated for a bruise on her calf. Surgeons drained the hematoma and cleaned and dressed the wound but postponed a second surgery after the wound became infected because they were concerned it would be too risky. The patient had heart disease and hypertension and was taking blood thinners.

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