21 Jan '11, 2am

NZ doctors trying to find the cause of a woman's temporary paralysis found it was due to a love bite on her neck

WELLINGTON - A NEW ZEALAND woman was temporarily partially paralysed by a 'love bite' on her neck from her amorous partner, doctors reported in the New Zealand Medical Journal. The 44-year-old woman went to the emergency department of Middlemore Hospital in Auckland last year after experiencing loss of movement in her left arm while watching television, the journal reported. Doctors concluded the woman had suffered a mild stroke but were puzzled about its cause until they found a small vertical bruise on her neck near a major artery, a love bite, or 'hickey', she received a few days earlier. 'Because it was a love bite there would be a lot of suction,' one of the doctors who treated her, Teddy Wu, told the Christchurch Press. 'Because of the physical trauma it had made a bit of bruising inside the vessel. There was a clot in the artery underneath where the hickey was.' Dr ...

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