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Hospital Doctors Confused Meningitis for Bruises
A girl of six years old was rushed to Royal Oldham Hospital because she had a high temperature, headache and stomach ache. Medics diagnosed bruising when in fact she was suffering from Meningococcal Meningitis. The youngster died in the early hours the next morning.
Misdiagnosis of meningitis caused brain damage
A girl taken to A&E at Dorset County hospital at the age of six was left with brain damage after the hospital discharged her even though she had meningitis.