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Medical negligence plaint against 2 doctors

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The Times Of India
19th October, 2019 04:10 IST

Hyderabad: The father of an 18-year old girl, who died after undergoing a surgery for tonsilitis, lodged a complaint with Kachiguda police on Friday accusing two doctors of medical negligence .

Kachiguda police said that P Swathi, a housewife, died on Thursday while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Kachiguda.

As the deceased had been complaining of throat pain for the last two months, her family members consulted a doctor in their village in Sangareddy district, who declared that it was a case of tonsilitis and prescribed medicines.

As Swathi was still suffering from pain, they brought her to Hyderabad and consulted an ENT doctor at a private hospital in Kachiguda.

On Thursday, doctors performed the surgery, but later told Swathi’s family members that her blood pressure has gone down. However, after sometime, she was declared dead.

Kachiguda police registered a case under section 174 (suspicious death) of CrPC.

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