January 18, 2024 | Susan Napier-Sewell

How far away is death? Kidney stone

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A kidney stone that resulted in the amputation of all four limbs.

Kentuckian Cindy Mullins is a wife, mother of two children, and has been a nurse for 17 years. yet nothing could prepare her for the kidney stone that resulted in the amputation of all her limbs.

Nurse Mullins thought she was going in for removal of a kidney stone, but 9News and CNN report, “In what doctors have described as a ‘perfect storm’ over a kidney stone, Mullins has been left a quadruple amputee after a harrowing series of surgeries.

“Her kidney stone caused an infection, and it became septic. She was rushed to hospital in Stanford, Connecticut, but when doctors realised the seriousness of Mullins’ condition she was quickly flown to the UK.”

Content source/credit: 9News/CNN: “Kentucky woman went in for kidney surgery but woke up a quadruple amputee,” January 2, 2024.

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