Man grows pea plant inside lung

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A Massachusetts man who was rushed to hospital with a collapsed lung came home with an unusual diagnosis: a pea plant was growing in his lung.

Ron Sveden had been battling emphysema for months when his condition got worse. Doctors believe Mr Sveden ate the pea at some point, but it "went down the wrong way" and sprouted.

He says the cause of his pain was revealed during an examination.

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