A 52-year-old woman died this morning in Hong Kong after receiving an overdose of Botox in a cosmetic clinic, the third case of this kind in less than a month in China, the Hong Kong daily reported Post to the South China Morning Post.
According to this report, clinic staff announced around 5 pm on Sunday that the woman, named Cheung, was failing after Botox treatment.
After being transferred to a critical condition at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, health workers certified her death at 09:42 local time (01:42 GMT) on Monday.
According to police sources cited by the digital, the woman would have received more than ten botox injections in the center, which has not yet pronounced on the subject.
As a result of this situation, the plastic surgeon was arrested Franklin Li Wang-pong, Age 86, previously discontinued for five months due to another patient's death.
The professional participated in a fatal liposuction procedure in 2003 and was arrested this Monday for violating regulations on the use of hazardous drugs.
Botulinum toxin, known as Botox, is a neurotoxin used as a treatment for certain neurological diseases and as a cosmetic product to eliminate facial wrinkles.
However, in high doses it may cause progressive muscular paralysis, breathing difficulties and even death.