Case contributed by Yi-Jin Kuok
Diagnosis not applicable


Failure to thrive in a cold climate and pseudojaundice.

Patient Data

Gender: Unknown

Note the three cutaneous clefts on the axial images (black) which allow for easy peeling.

The lack of internal bruising indicates that the banana was likely purchased from a reputable green grocer.

Case Discussion

It is important to familiarise oneself with the MRI appearances of a banana, wherever it may be located, due to its potential for abuse as a foreign body.

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