2-Year-Old toddler left castrated after botched surgery

2-Year-Old toddler left castrated after botched surgery

theAsianparent - Parenting·2018-12-28 12:03

A 2-year-old boy was the victim of accidental castration after a surgery went horribly wrong.

The incident happened in the United Kingdom and the boy was left infertile after doctors operated on the wrong testicle.

“They castrated my son…”

According to news reports, the boy was admitted to Bristol Royal Hospital for Children on 17 December 2018, to treat an undescended left testicle. Apparently, his other testicle was healthy and working fine.

The problem of the undescended testicle was discovered during a routine check up, and the surgery was meant to be a routine, “minimal risk” operation, which would only take 30 minutes.

The family grew worried when they were left waiting for more than 2.5 hours.

The boy’s father told Devonlive, “We waited for two-and-a-half hours and were then told there had been a catastrophic mistake and they had destroyed his right healthy testicle because they went in on the wrong side.”

“They castrated my son. He now won’t be able to have any children and he won’t be a normal person anymore. We are devastated”, he said.

“I can’t find the words to explain how I’m feeling – there are no words. Even tears, I have no more tears.”


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Jade Wong 28/12/2018

Oh no. Hope the baby still can grow up well..