Tongue stud

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Pathient prethenting with a thtragne thenthathion in the mouth.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

CT face

Non contrast CT of the face demonstrates a tongue barbell piercing with relatively radiolucent (plastic) beads. 

Case Discussion

Incidental tongue stud, a common foreign body.

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Case information

rID: 5303
Published: 1st Jan 2009
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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