Brace yourself

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Elderly gentleman well dressed for the hospital. Chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 85 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Lungs clear.

Bilateral symmetrical metallic densities projected over the shoulder girdles consistent with the adjustment clasp of a pair of braces.

Case Discussion

Rarely seen these days, a gentleman in braces. These are not medically related artifact.

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