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Toddler Who Swallowed Button Battery Gets New Esophagus

11:05 PM, Jan 16, 2013   |    comments
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Arizona-- At only three years old, Emmet Rouch has endured 35 surgeries after swallowing a battery that had fallen out of a remote control.  

Doctors said the battery burned two major holes in his esophagus.

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Dozens of surgeries later, Emmet has a new esophagus made from a foot of his bowels.

The toddler is now at home recovering.

KPNX talked to the family.

 

 

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