infested with maggots, womans foot amputated

Discussion in 'Bizarre and Off-Beat News' started by lostfaith, Jul 17, 2005.

  1. lostfaith

    lostfaith Lost my mind too!

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    http://news.yahoo.com/s/wpbf/20050715/lo_wpbf/2826721


    eeuuww! I thought I had read somewhere that maggots, very sterile ones, were use sometimes to help with infectons. Something about returning to old way medicine techniqes. Maybe it was leeches or something.
     
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  3. mysteriew

    mysteriew A diamond in process

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    No you remember right. Maggots feed on decaying flesh and can clean an infected wound cleaner than a surgeon. Evidently this wound was more than the maggots could handle.
     

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