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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]
This pendant was removed from the lower esophagus, using optical forceps. Toddlers have also swallowed rings, earrings and even a Guardian Angel pin.
The back of the pendant (top of the screen) was metal, which explains the xray findings.