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Man sues hospital after surprise penis amputation

Man sues hospital after surprise penis amputation
by Elizabeth Armstrong Moore, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Oops.

An Alabama man may have just experienced one of man's worst nightmares—he awoke from surgery stunned to find that his penis had been amputated.

In a lawsuit he and his wife filed against a hospital and two doctors, Johnny Lee Banks Jr. says he'd gone in for a routine circumcision and was never warned about, nor did he consent to, penis removal being a possibility.

And yet when he awoke his entire penis was gone, and he claims to have suffered through additional pain during a longer recovery as a result of the more expensive surprise procedure, reports

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