Lawyer lost her legs after waking to find them infested with maggots

Lawyer lost her legs after waking to find them infested with maggots
 

A young lawyer contemplated suicide after a rare condition left her leg covered in maggots.
Victoria Abbott-Fleming was just 24 when she slipped and fell down some concrete steps at work in November 2003.
But despite thinking at first that she had only sustained a minor cut and slight bruising, she was left with severe and long-lasting pain that eventually led to a double amputation of both legs.
Two years after her fall, aged 26, Victoria was horrified to discover that her injured and infected limb was swarming with live maggots.
‘I went into the lounge and I saw that something in my leg... read more

 
12 January 2019 in Hot News, Views: 41
Source: Metro
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