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Woman claims she contracted 'flesh-eating disease' from surgery

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A woman who had a surgical procedure performed at Woodwinds Health Campus last month reportedly contracted a rare "flesh-eating disease" as a result.

According to a segment aired Tuesday on WCCO-TV, Rebecca Eckes went to Woodwinds in Woodbury last month to have a hysterectomy because of stomach pains.

Later, Eckes' kidneys stopped functioning, she gained weight and got a rash.

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