Brazilian Model, Miss World Contestant Dies

She suffered from severe infections that made her doctor decides to have her feet and arms amputated. Mariana Bridi da Costa, a 20 year old was twice a finalist in Ms. World Brazil contest reportedly died last night.

Aside from her feet and arms removed it was then said that part of her stomach was removed also to contain internal bleeding. She started to get sick on December and was diagnosed for a kidney stone but when her condition gets worst, she was then diagnosed of Urinary Track Infection.

Doctors claimed that it was a bacterium called Pseudomonas aeruginosa caused for her illness. This bacterium is known to be resistant to multiple kinds of antibiotics.

This is a truly lose to her country, she must had more opportunity awaits her if her illness was known early.

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4 Responses to “Brazilian Model, Miss World Contestant Dies”

  1. momgen says:

    This is sad…My cousin was also experienced this UTI and she got chemo for more than 5 years. If her sister did not support her chemo she will be died already but thank God she is still kicking and the cancer is gone.

  2. Hazelicious929 says:

    it is scary and sad story. Maybe the infection triggered her health

  3. anne says:

    wow is that true mommy gen i thought talaga UTI is minor illness only naaah

  4. anne says:

    Yup Hazel and it said though that it was misdiagnosed as kidney stone and they just found out later after her condition become worst that her sickness was a UTI, the worst was that they already gave her a medicine for the kidney stone.

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