Ornament hook stuck in infant’s throat for months led to seizures, brain lesions

A 10-month-old child had an ornament hook stuck in her esophagus for several months before anyone discovered it, according to a new report of the case.

The hook tore a hole in her esophagus, which caused an infection that spread to her brain and led to seizures, the report said. Fortunately, the child recovered after the hook was removed.

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