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The French patients subjected to intimate examinations - without consent

3 October 2015 Last updated at 01:13 BST

After one woman in France was subjected to a painful examination at the hands of her gynaecologist, she went online to investigate patient consent - and a huge medical scandal unravelled after a single tweet.

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