Nose ring

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Altercation on a friday night with some fisty-cuffs. Fracture?

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male
X-ray

Nose ring in situ.

The anatomy of the nose-ring is well delineated.

No facial fracture.

Case Discussion

A nose-ring is one form of body jewellery.   It is often left in situ when facial views are performed.

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Case information

rID: 56490
Case created: 4th Nov 2017
Last edited: 6th Nov 2017
System: Head & Neck
Tag: rdgh
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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