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The weird horrible story of George Boyer amputation

The weird horrible story of George Boyer amputation

1900

George Boyer was born in 1882 and lived a relatively normal life until he was 28 years old. It was then that he was diagnosed with a rare condition known as Buerger's disease, which causes inflammation and blood clots in the small blood vessels of the arms and legs. Despite treatment, Boyer's condition worsened and he began experiencing severe pain and weakness in his left leg. As the disease progressed, Boyer's left foot and ankle began to turn black and gangrenous, and doctors advised him that amputation was the only option to save his life. Boyer, who was a devoted husband and father, was understandably reluctant to undergo such a drastic procedure. However, knowing that he would otherwise die from his condition, he ultimately decided to go through with the... Read More