Lawsuit to be filed after mother claims doctor disfigured her son with ‘botched’ circumcision

November 19th, 2013 Posted in Medical

(WMC-TV) – A Memphis mother has hired an attorney after she claims a doctor disfigured her son.

Maggie Rhodes’ son Ashton was three months old when she had him circumcised at a local low-cost clinic.

“When he was in the room, he was screaming like life and death like, like there wasn’t no tomorrow,” she said. “When she pulled back the cloth, like the thing was like gone. She cut up instead of down, instead of cutting around the top of the penis.”

Rhodes says her son now screams when he urinates. He will need reconstruction work to correct what she considers a botched procedure.

She says her son was in surgery for nearly three hours.

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