Working Pen Found In Woman's Stomach


Doctors examining a 76-year-old woman who complained of weight loss and diarrhea found a surprise during her CT scan: An intact felt tipped pen was stuck in her stomach. You’d think swallowing an entire pen is the kind of thing you’d remember, but apparently the woman forgot about the pen for 25 years after she swallowed it when she stumbled while using the pen to examine her tonsils. Amazingly, the pen caused no organ damage and wasn’t the source of the woman’s troubles — and it still writes.

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