Video: Parents, hospital argue over treatment of daughter in bizarre custody battle (4:12)

November 22, 2013 

Justina Pellatier shown before a nightmare medical situation in which her parents and doctors argued over her diagnosis -- mitochondrial disease vs. mental illness -- leading the state of Connecticut to step in and assume custody.


A doctors' dispute at Boston Children's Hospital over a West Hartford, Conn., teenage girl's medical diagnosis leads her parents into a nine-month battle to regain custody from the state Department of Children and Families.

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