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2009-04-02 13:04:03

Doctors at a Colorado clinic said a nail coughed up by a patient may have been lodged up the man's nose for 30 years. The Old Colorado City family clinic said patient Prax Sanchez arrived complaining of a sharp pain in his face under his right eye, KKTV, Colorado Springs, Colo., reported Thursday. Doctors and staff at the clinic said they were shocked when, after a magnetic resonance imaging test, Sanchez began coughing and a 1-inch nail fell out of his nose. To us, he's a medical miracle....


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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