Surgeon removes woman’s kidney during back surgery after mistaking it for cancerous tumor | Fox News

A Florida surgeon mistook a woman’s healthy kidney for a cancerous tumor — and inexplicably removed it during a routine back surgery, according to a report.Maureen Pacheco, then 51, checked into Wellington Regional Medical Center back in April 2016 to get the bones in her lower back fused in the wake of a car accident, The Palm Beach Post reported.

Source: Surgeon removes woman’s kidney during back surgery after mistaking it for cancerous tumor | Fox News

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