Jewellery on radiographs

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Ian Bickle et al.

It is common to identify a number of forms of jewellery on radiographs.

These include:

  • piercings in a wide range of anatomic locations
    • most commonly earrings
    • nose studs / rings
    • nipple rings
    • umbilical rings
    • genital rings
    • also tongue, lips, eyebrow, chin etc
  • necklaces
  • finger rings
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