"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."New Zealand Woman Partially Paralyzed by Hickey
Wu said the clot dislodged and traveled to the woman's heart, where it caused a minor stroke that led to the loss of movement.
"We looked around the medical literature and that example of having a love bite causing something like that hasn't been described before," he said.
(Image: File:Love bite.jpg, Janek B./Wikimedia Commons)
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