KALASIN : A state-run hospital has admitted its doctors provided the wrong diagnosis in a dengue fever case which resulted in delayed treatment and the death of a 12-year-old boy.
Dr Som-aj Tangjaroen, director of Kalasin Hospital in the northeastern province, yesterday said the misdiagnosis led to the death of Decha Worasin, who lived in Ban Mon in Muang district.
A doctor who had recently graduated mistook the boy's symptoms for a peptic ulcer. The hospital was sorry for the mistake, Dr Som-aj said.
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