Under Kirov, the child lived a week with a shard of glass in the neck

© Fotolia / Tom WangБольница. Archival photoUnder Kirov, the child lived a week with a shard of glass in the neck© Fotolia / Tom Wang

Investigators opened a criminal case after verifying media reports that the city of Kotelnich of the Kirov region the child lived a week with a shard of glass in his neck, according to the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation.

The local media reported that a child born in 2008 was in Kotelnich in the hospital with a stab wound of the neck, which he received, hitting the glass door. Doctors have rendered medical aid, treated the wound and removed the shrapnel. During the week the medics bandaging, but complaints of pain in the neck, the boy continued. When repeated radiographs the doctors suspected the presence of a foreign object. He was transferred to the Kirovskiy Center of traumatology, orthopedics and neurosurgery, where doctors discovered the baby’s neck is a foreign body, they performed surgery and removed a piece of glass. According to media reports, the patient was discharged to outpatient treatment.

«The analysis… a snapshot of the medical staff in a timely manner has not been established the presence of a foreign body in the neck of the boy, causing the latter was forced to live with the shard of glass to the second of may, while experts of the regional center has not conducted an operation that posed a danger to life and health of a minor patient»,- stated in the message.

As noted, the fact the incident a criminal case on the execution of works or the provision of services that do not meet the requirements of safety of life and health.

Investigators establish persons involved in the case and all the circumstances of the incident.