Snus (Swedish powder tobacco) under lip

Case contributed by Dr Christina Haller

Presentation

Follow-up scan after trauma with extensive subcutaneous emphysema.

Patient Data

Age: 24
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

Rests of emphysema. Incidental finding of a high-attenuating structure on the inside of the patient's right upper lip.

Case Discussion

Upon questioning the patient, the structure in question was confirmed to be a little bag of snus, a popular Swedish tobacco product that's usually kept under the upper lip.

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Case Information

rID: 47273
Case created: 9th Aug 2016
Last edited: 9th Aug 2016
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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