Nail art artefact

Case contributed by Dr Chris Cadman

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Crushed hand in car door

Patient Data

Age: 21
Modality: X-ray

There are three well-defined densities projected over the proximal aspect of the nail of the ring finger

Case Discussion

Nail art is becoming increasingly popular, particularly amongst younger women. Materials adhered to the nails include rhinestones, plastics and metal decorations, many of which are radiopaque.

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Case Information

rID: 51887
Case created: 11th Mar 2017
Last edited: 13th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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