Dance Moms' Abby Lee Miller claims doctors ignored symptoms of her spine infection

Mail Online | 4/17/2019 | Reporter
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Abby Lee Miller has slammed doctors for ignoring symptoms for a spinal infection which lead to her undergoing serious surgery to remove a tumor.

Giving a glimpse into the grueling months of cancer treatment she's endured Abby Lee Miller shared a haunting photo on Wednesday showing a massive scar on her back.

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The 53-year-old wrote in the caption: One year ago today ~ I underwent emergency surgery for an infection in my spine. This mass/tumor choking my spinal cord turned out to be Burkitt Lymphoma.

She continued, 'I endured ten rounds of chemo therapy (each lasting 6 days with 4/ 24hr bags pumping poison into my body ending with a spinal tap in 3 spots, plus another shot of Chemo into my tailbone area up the spinal cord around my brain cavity) Ten times!

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'Another spine surgery was needed & I have one more still to go. I struggled thru months of physical therapy to learn to sit up again, to crawl and maybe with a miracle someday I’ll walk.

Abby then called out doctors for not spotting the severity of her condition when she presented the same symptoms more than once.

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'Why didn’t the ER Doctors on duty do their jobs? I came in twice with the same symptoms? Why didn’t somebody listen to me, the patient? I finally found the right team that’s why I lived to tell my story, I have a lot to say!

'Thank you to all wonderful top notch professionals who continue to help me heal. For those who missed it, misdiagnosed me, and the so called Federal “Doctor”...
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