Meet the CPC Patient at NEJM.org

Posted by Karen Buckley • October 22nd, 2009

20091022 CPCThree days after an elective cesarean section, a 35-year-old woman was transferred to Massachusetts General Hospital because of abdominal pain, fever and hypotension. The patient underwent 34 operations, and she remained in the ICU for 4 weeks and on the surgical service for 5 weeks. Learn more about her presentation and diagnosis by reading the case report, and watch the video showing her current functional status after bilateral mid-forearm and below-knee amputations.

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