Woman Loses Legs, Fingers Due to Rare Infection Following Dog Bite

Woman Loses Legs, Fingers Due to Rare Infection Following Dog Bite

January 21, 2013 Updated Jan 21, 2013 at 6:36 PM EST

A tragic story from Texas.

According to a report from the Austin American-Statesman, a 48-year-old Texas woman has had her legs and nine of her fingers amputated after being bitten by a dog on Christmas Day. The woman developed a rare blood infection after being bitten, according to the Austin American-Statesman report.

Read the Austin American-Statesman report HERE.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.