Nose ring

Case contributed by 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 jewelry.   It is often left in situ when facial views are performed.

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