A festive foreign body

Who doesn’t love the smell of a Christmas tree?

xmas light

But this child breathed a little too deeply and ended up inhaling more than just that pine-fresh scent.

Two days before Christmas, the 14-month-old girl developed a bilateral wheeze and cough, according to the journal Respiratory Medicine Case Reports.

Since she had a past history of wheeze, her GP prescribed inhaled salbutamol and oral prednisolone.

Three weeks later, with no improvement in her symptoms, a chest X-ray was performed, revealing a U-shaped

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