Did You Know?!
In a 2011, a US National Safety Council report stated that choking caused 4,500 deaths (amongst all ages) in the United States in 2009.[Ref:46]
A toddler found a small flashlight bulb and within a few seconds, it lodged in a bronchus.
The Xrays demonstrate clearly that metal is radiopaque (white), while plastic is radiolucent (not seen).
Plastic Lite Brite pegs have similar aerodynamic properties; thus they also have become bronchial foreign bodies.