October 23, 2017
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Misdiagnosis leads to paralysis, $1.9 million settlement for Maine girl

By Ashley Conti, BDN Staff

Wynter Przybylski , 9, will spend the rest of her life in a wheelchair due to a misdiagnosis in February 2014. Przybylski was suffering from a common type of childhood leukemia in when she was misdiagnosed with severe constipation. Wynter has been treated successfully for the leukemia but because treatment was delayed, she developed a white blood cell clot on her spine that caused permanent paralysis. She has been awarded $1.9 million in a legal settlement


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