Chicken claw is weirdest object swallowed by children

A chicken claw is among the weirdest objects pulled from a child's mouth.

Chicken claw is weirdest object swallowed by children

A chicken claw is just one of many weird items swallowed by children.

Pediatricians at Boston Children's Hospital have revealed an historic log of the objects removed from patients throats, nose, ears and stomachs.

Dating back to 1918, the records document some of the strangest findings - including a chicken claw, a sardine can key, a doll's hand, and a 1940 pin supporting the re-election of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Dr. Jacob Brodsky, an ear, nose and throat specialist who practices at the hospital told STAT News - which reports from the frontiers of health and medicine: "They're learning about their environment by sticking things in their mouth. We have some frequent flyers (children returning)."

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