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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Court of Appeals has upheld a decision awarding a man no damages from a doctor who cut off a cancer-riddled section of his penis during what was scheduled to be a circumcision.
The appeals court on Friday turned away efforts by Phillip Seaton to force Dr. John Patterson to compensate him for removing the organ without seeking his consent first during a 2007 operation.
Patterson maintains he found cancer in the man's penis during surgery and that it had to be removed. The patient claims he never authorized the amputation, nor was he given a chance to seek a second opinion.
The Seatons sued Patterson in Shelby County Circuit Court in 2008. Seaton, now in his 60s, was having the procedure to better treat inflammation.
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