Nipple rings

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

All dressed up for a night out. Falls on her dog at the door and gets chest pain. Neighbour takes her to A & E.

Patient Data

Age: 34
Gender: Female
X-ray

Bilateral nipple rings in a female patient.

Heart size normal.   Lungs clear.

Case Discussion

Nipple rings as not uncommon - being a fashion accessory in both men and women.

An individual may wear one of two - whatever takes ones fancy.

Other sites of body piercings observed on x-rays include the; nose, lip, ears, bellybutton, penis and clitoris.

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Case information

rID: 30068
Case created: 16th Jul 2014
Last edited: 7th Jan 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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