West Virginia Patient Claims Face Peel Gave Her Herpes
Christy Durnell has sued plastic surgeon Dr. W. Andrew Stewart for malpractice after she developed a herpetic lesion on her face one week after after receiving a face peel, Botox injections, and Restylane injections.
Vet Removes Electric Blanket From Inside Snake
Veterinarian Dr. Karsten Fostvedt has performed successful surgery to remove an electric blanket, cord, and control box from the digestive tract of a 12 foot long Burmese python snake named Houdini. The snake’s owner Karl Beznoska of Ketchum Idaho keeps the electric blanket in the cage that he houses the snake in and surmises that the snake ate the blanket along with the last rabbit it ingested.
Editors Note: slow news day in the world of surgery today
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