Soft tissue foreign body: fish hook

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The story of how this happened has been lost to history, but one can make a few educated guesses.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

X-rays of the mandible / face demonstrate a large fishing hook on the right side, appearing to be embedded in the soft tissues of the lower cheek. 

Case Discussion

X-rays of the mandible / face demonstrate a large fishing hook on the right side, appearing to be embedded in the soft tissues of the lower cheek. 

I guess this chap now has more empathy for the fish he catches. 

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Case information

rID: 12834
Case created: 16th Jan 2011
Last edited: 15th Sep 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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