Man gets spoon stuck inside of him - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

8/12/09

Man gets spoon stuck inside of him

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Source: New England Journal of Medicine Source: New England Journal of Medicine

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - This story comes from the New England Journal of Medicine and it brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, "Born with a silver spoon is his mouth."

The Journal says according to one gentlemen's x-ray's, they now know what can happen if you try to use a utensil to clear food from the back of your throat.  A fifty-year-old Egyptian man was trying to remove a fish bone that was stuck in his throat, when he accidentally swallowed his spoon!  Doctors were able to surgically remove it without any complications, but they never did find the fish bone.

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