A Turkish man had chemotherapy treatments administered after his common cold was misdiagnosed.
Hurriyet Daily News reported 48-year-old Yılmaz Kızıloğlu attended Atatürk University Research Hospital in February 2015 after suffering from a fever.
The Turkish news source said four sessions of chemotherapy were administered when a prognosis of lymphoma was delivered.
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Kızıloğlu said his "life turned to hell" after the treatments.
"I lost my strength and my hair because of unnecessary chemotherapy. I do not want to look in the mirror anymore. My children look in my face with tearful eyes," Kızıloğlu told Turkey's Council of State.
His legal battle with the university hospital has been going for three years now, Kızıloğlu saying he wanted "all people responsible in this scandal to be put on trial, so they will not harm anyone else."
According to Turkish law, the university's rector must give permission for the prosecution of the medical personnel, which he has refused to do so far, reported the Hurriyet Daily News.