as mentioned in A Michigan man who initially went to the doctors with simple stomach pains will have his hands and feet amputated due to a rare case of strep throat.
(via GoFundMe) Kevin Breen, 44, had his hands and feet amputated after a rare case of strep throat.
Organs of 5-year-old girl who died from strep save 3 othersKevin Breen, 44, had his hands and feet amputated after a rare case of strep throat.
Kevin Breen, 44, had his hands and feet amputated after a rare case of strep throat.
Wis. Juggalo sentenced for amputating woman’s pinkyKnowing their patient’s son recently overcame strep throat, medical staff ran a test on Breen and learned he had the same exact infection — except his had traveled from his throat to his stomach.
according to “It didn’t seem that unusual,” Breen told WOOD-TV.
“He was one of the sickest patients that we’ve ever taken care of,” Dr. Elizabeth Steensma, an acute care surgeon at Spectrum Health Butterworth, told WOOD-TV.
A Michigan father whose seemingly ordinary stomach pains turned out to be an extremely rare case of strep throat is now facing a series of procedures to amputate his hands and feet.
Dad’s going to have cool hands, Dad’s going to have cool feet.
“Life is forever going to be different,” Julie, Breen’s wife, told WOOD-TV, suggesting her husband would eventually receive prosthetic limbs.
A Michigan dad loses hands and feets after getting strep throat
Kevin Breen, 44, a dad from Michigan lost his feet and hands due to a rare contagion of strep throat.
They found out that he had a strange and mortal case of strep throat, which had affected his organs.
His 33-year-old wife, Julie Breen decided to take him to the emergency room when he was tested for strep throat and the flu, but the tests came back negative.
“They opened him up and found 1 ½ liters of infected pus in his abdominal region,” Julie Breen, his wife said.
Kevin: “Something just wasn’t right.”Kevin was no stranger to abdominal pain for he had been through appendicitis.
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