Foreign body in liver

Case contributed by Dr Saeed Soltany Hosn


The patient, with developmental delay, ingested a needle to commit suicide.

Patient Data

Age: 40 year
Gender: Female

Axial CT demonstrate a metal density object in the left lobe of liver which indicate penetration of needle through stomach wall.

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Case information

rID: 20596
Published: 28th Nov 2012
Last edited: 8th Feb 2016
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