Anasarca

Anasarca Anasarca Definition: A condition where the skin becomes swollen due to excess fluid in the skin’s tissues.

Anasarca: A condition where the skin becomes swollen due to excess fluid in the skin’s tissues. There are several causes of anasarca, but it is most commonly a result of kidney disease, liver failure, congestive heart failure, malnutrition, or hookworm infestation.

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Anasarca - Frequently Asked Questions

If I Can Prove That the Defendant Violated the Standard of Care, Does That Mean I Win My Case?
29 mar
If I Can Prove That the Defendant Violated the Standard of Care, Does That Mean I Win My Case?

In a medical malpractice lawsuit, the plaintiff alleges that a doctor or health care provider gave substandard or inadequate care, which resulted in physical, emotional, or financial damages to the patient. To win such a lawsuit, you and your attorney must prove that the defendant violated the standard of care. You must also prove several other conditions

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Is Improper Treatment a Form of Medical Malpractice?
29 mar
Is Improper Treatment a Form of Medical Malpractice?

Improper treatment is a form of medical malpractice. It differs from other common examples of malpractice, such as failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis. With improper treatment, the doctor diagnoses the condition correctly but fails to undertake the proper treatment. Because most patients lack the extensive medical training that physicians have, they accept the diagnosis and treatment

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Anasarca - News Articles

$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld
24 may
$1.7 Million Judgment in 2014 Illinois Malpractice Lawsuit Upheld

In 2007, Rebecca Gapinski brought her husband, Daniel Gapinski, into OSF St. Francis Medical Center located in Peoria, Illinois for surgery. His doctors had identified a growth in his brain and they needed to evaluate the tissue for cancer. Dr. Neena Gujrati, the attending pathologist who analyzed the specimens, reported that the growth was a

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Mob Attacks Hospital in India After Alleged Malpractice Claims Infant’s Life
01 may
Mob Attacks Hospital in India After Alleged Malpractice Claims Infant’s Life

Last week around 30 outraged Kolkata citizens violently attacked a hospital in India after the death of Kuheli Chakraborty, a four-month-old infant. The enraged mob reportedly cracked the glass doors at the entrance of the facility prompting police intervention to break up the protesters. Kuheli’s parents allege that if not for the negligence of doctors

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