Toddler died after swallowing battery from 3D TV glasses

Toddler died after swallowing battery from 3D TV glasses
 

A toddler died a week after swallowing a button battery used in 3D TV glasses, an inquest has found.
Two-year-old Francesca Asan was taken to Basingstoke hospital in May after becoming ill and died within hours. A small battery was found later during tests.
An inquest heard it burnt through an artery close to her windpipe.
Coroner Andrew Bradley returned a verdict of misadventure and urged parents to be cautious.
If accidentally swallowed, the small, round batteries can get lodged in the oesophagus and burn a hole through its lining.
The inquest heard Francesca was born with an artery out... read more

 
5 October 2016 in Health, Views: 33
Source: BBC
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