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A medical student was awarded $1.42 million against a gynecologist for removal of her right ovary and fallopian tube when she was supposed to remove only a cyst on her left ovary. The patient was diagnosed by a gynecologist with a mass in her left ovary, which could possibly grow, rupture, and/or become malignant.

Physician Legal Review & Commentary: Medical student awarded $1.42 million after improper removal of right ovary and fallopian tube