Hook with prawn in pinna

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Slave to fashion.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

X-ray of the ear

X-ray of the ear demonstrates a fishing hook lodged in the right pinna. The hook is surrounded by a headless prawn. 

Case Discussion

This man was fishing but things didn't quite go right.  He has a fishing hook lodged in his right pinna. The hook is surrounded by a prawn that he was using as bait. Revenge perhaps?

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Case information

rID: 9549
Case created: 28th Apr 2010
Last edited: 25th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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