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For every choking-related death, an estimated 110 children are treated in hospital emergency departments for non-fatal choking.[Ref:43]
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.