'He recalled being given this Playmobil set for his seventh birthday and believes he aspirated the toy traffic cone soon after. "And like the doctor said, I've inhaled it because normally if you swallow, it goes down the other pipe and passes through you normally".
Meanwhile, Baxter told the Evening News that he plans to keep the cone as a memento and pass it onto his grandchildren. They assume that since it was inhaled into the lining of the patient's lung while he was a child, the lung continued to develop around it as he grew.
The patient had been referred to a respiratory clinic after showing symptoms of coughing and producing mucus following treatment for pneumonia.
As for the man, his breathing and lung capacity have markedly improved since the removal of the Playmobil toy.
For more than a year, he had felt ill, inexplicably coughing up phlegm.
Luckily, removing the traffic cone appears to have done the trick.
Saudi woman named to senior govt post One Saudi woman tweeted a picture of three women in a convertible going shopping, with the message: "Us soon". Many working Saudi women spend much of their salaries on drivers or must be driven to work by male relatives.
And again in 2004 when Paul had a full body MRI scan when he had a brain abscess. I had pneumonia when I was 18 and nothing was picked up then.
He said: "I thought it was just a normal chest infection".
It may be the first reported case of a "tracheobronchial foreign body" overlooked for 40 years, The Independent reports.
The patient also had a long history of smoking, but doctors did not contribute this factor as a possible cause of the infectious symptoms, said Munavvar.
'Four months after removal of the tiny traffic cone, his productive cough had nearly entirely settled and a chest X-ray only showed minor residual consolidation'.
While there is a medical explanation for how the man's lung was able to accommodate a plastic toy for four decades, Denny does concede in the report that "a case in which the onset of symptoms occurs so long after initial aspiration is unheard of".
The departure is effective immediately, Equifax said, though Smith will remain as an unpaid advisor to the company. Richard Smith decides that it's in the best interest of Equifax to have new leadership, after massive data breach.
Ghana goal scorer, Sarfo continued from where he stopped in the first half as he kept on causing headache for the Nigeria defence. Ghana had also previously won the tournament in 2013 when the country hosted it.
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho said his country may conduct a "historic" hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean. In case the U.S. leader doesn't recertify the nuclear agreement in mid-October, Tehran will consider options in response.
Their two major challenges come next month, as the Nittany Lions play MI and Ohio State in back-to-back weeks. Statistically, it is probably safe to say that yes, the Nittany Lions have been good enough against the run.
The mountain, 72km to the northeast of the tourist hotspot of Kuta, is among more than 120 active volcanoes in Indonesia. The alert status of Agung was raised to the highest level on Friday following a dramatic increase in seismic activity.
One month after Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, motorists Monday were finally seeing consistent declines in gas prices. Prices remain higher than normal in the Southeast, which normally enjoys some of the lowest fuel prices in the nation.
Weiner darted to his auto after reading his statement without taking questions, and he will report to prison on November 6. Prosecutors said he broke the law by having illicit contact with a 15-year-old girl using Skype and Snapchat.
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Potential for serious crisis in areas outside of #SanJuan MUST get power crews in ASAP", Senator Marco Rubio, R-Fl., tweeted . Rossello said Puerto Rico's power grid is destroyed, leaving virtually the entire island in the dark.
French minister defends Alstom-Siemens deal
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Shakhtar Donetsk coach Fonseca: I believe in Man City upset
The Argentine, who once spent an ill-fated season on loan at Newcastle, seems to have rediscovered his goalscoring touch. Shakhtar also kicked off their group campaign in winning fashion, beating Italian outfit Napoli 2-1 in the Ukraine.
Saudi King issues order allowing women to drive
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Quite a Change: Uber Loses London License
Khosrowshahi said in the letter that the company would still appeal the decision "with the knowledge that we must also change". Following the ruling, Uber now has 21 days to put forward an appeal, which will be heard by Westminster magistrates' court.