NEURORADIOLOGY, vol.40, no.10, pp.673-674, 1998 (SCI-Expanded)
Article / Article
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
foreign body, ingested, spine
Gazi University Affiliated:
We report a unique case in which a needle was accidentally swallowed and migrated into the vertebral body. Plain films and CT of the spine revealed fragmented, linear, metallic-density material in the L3 vertebral body. The possible mechanisms of the migration are discussed.