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MJ Pushed Dr. To Improperly Give Son Anesthesia

1/13/2011 1:06 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned ... Michael Jackson subjected one of his children to the same risky medical treatment that eventually killed him.


Sources tell TMZ ... Michael cajoled a Las Vegas dentist into performing a procedure on Blanket in July, 2008, that involved putting the boy under anesthesia for 2 hours in a dental office that did not have the necessary permit for anesthesia.

TMZ has obtained internal documents from the Nevada Board of Dental Examiners, which detail Michael Jackson's interactions with Dr. Mark Tadrissi.   According to the documents, Tadrissi told Michael he couldn't perform the procedure on Blanket because he lacked the permit.

According to the Board's investigator, Michael didn't want to hear about permits and told the doctor, "Have an anesthesiologist do whatever type of sedation required."

Tadrissi capitulated and performed the 2 hour procedure on Blanket ... who was 6 years old at the time.  An anesthesiologist had Blanket sedated the entire time.

Now here's where it gets mysterious.  The Board -- which learned of Tadrissi's actions after Michael died -- initiated a disciplinary action against Tadrissi  for allowing Blanket to be anesthetized in his office.  The Board also went after Dr. Tadrissi for allowing Michael to receive Propofol in his office, without the proper permit.

Dr. Tadrissi struck a deal with the Board in 2010 in which he was sanctioned.  In a draft of the report, the Board based the sanctions on his treatment of both Blanket and Michael.  But in the final version of the report Blanket was taken completely out -- there is no mention of the boy or his treatment.

One source connected with the investigation tells TMZ ... pressure was put on the Board to omit Blanket from the report, and when the final version was issued, the discipline was based solely on Michael's treatment.



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Man that kid Blanket looks like Arnie Klein,it just jumps right at me.

1342 days ago


Why is this a big deal? I'd want my kid to have anesthesia to avoid pain, too.

1342 days ago


47 My thoughts exactly

1342 days ago


This sounds like a planted, untrue story like so many others about Michael Jackson. "Sources" can say just about anything without fear of contradiction now, especially inasmuch as the Board "discovered" the alleged action only after Jackson wasn't around to deny or prove it wrong.

1342 days ago


i am not buying this either. time for murray to save a kitten up a tree or something again and have tmz cover it...

better yet , maybe tmz should hire a bicycle messenger to bring these stories directly from murray lawyer office..

hopefully the jury wont be lead astray by this kind of crap.

1342 days ago


i also like how they used the word pushed...
isnt the defense using that word too. mj like to push the stuff..
they will say what they need to to defend murray but the bottom line is mj was murray responsibility . HE was negligent ...

that doesnt mean he was the only negligent professional around jackson or he never would have been turned on to this in the first place.

1342 days ago

Fred Farkel    

"The whole jackson family deserve to overdose on sedatives and do the world a favor. Besides who cares, those kids aren't his real kids anyway, they are just toys he bought to amuse himself with."


Couldn't have said it better myself.

Thank you.

1342 days ago


This is so ludicrous, the next hedline will be 'Michael Jackson' Bathed in Propofol!!!!!!!!

1342 days ago


For some kinds of dental procedures, I also get an anaesthetic. So what? It's commonplace. Stop making a BIG thing out of nothing.

1342 days ago


are u kidding me??
dentists USE anesthetic for operations!!!
I've just had one months ago!!
how in the hell the dentist didn't have the appropriate machines?'?
this is a circus!

1342 days ago


So much for Harvey's sense of dignity, he said he wouldn't publish a story about the fact that Prince Jackson suffers from vitiligo because it would be upsetting to the kid, yet he thinks it's ok to publish this? NOT cool.
Can we PLEASE let MJ rest in peace...he is DEAD, is that not enough for you?

1342 days ago


Michael Jackson did whatever the hell he wanted to do. Apparently what MJ wanted for Blanket's teeth was not a common procedure for a child since the dentist did not even have a permit to do it. MJ took his Propofol and got the hell out of here because he knew there was no way in hell he was going to do those 50 concerts. Not with that f*dup body of his. MJ abused hard drugs and thought nothing of being 'put under' ("...just close your eyes and drift away..") Listen to MJ's song "Morphine" on the Blood on the Dance Floor CD.

1342 days ago


Micheal made a mistake all his live going through all these destructive treatment and now the same is seen in case of this young lad. This should be stopped anyhow.

1342 days ago


if a child is under operation for example doctors have to USE PROPOFOL(EX for ANSious children).

1342 days ago


What 6 yr old needs a 2 hr procedure?

1342 days ago
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