June 4, 2012

Facial reconstruction for Miami attack victim will be costly, difficult

With little recognizable but an eye and chin, the man who lost most of his face in a vicious attack by a raving naked man on a Miami causeway is up against daunting medical challenges, including the possibility of infection delivered through human bites. For now, Ronald Poppo, who has lived half his life on Miami’s streets, is without his most basic features.

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