An image grab from an LBC TV program shows Ella Tannous after her amputation. (The Daily Star/LBC)
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Lebanon's state prosecutor announced over the weekend that a doctor detained last week has confessed to misdiagnosing a baby which may have resulted to a condition that required the amputation of her four limbs.State Prosecutor Samir Hammoud told LBC Saturday that Dr. Issam Maalouf confessed during a police interrogation to misdiagnosing Ella Tannous, who is less than one year old. For that reason, the physician was arrested and referred to Beirut's Investigative Judge George Rizk last week, Hammoud said. Antoine Boustani, the head of the Order, said Friday that the doctors would continue to strike until Maalouf was released.
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