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Year : 2004  |  Volume : 37  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 134--135

Embedded earrings as a result of misuse: Case report


Afyon Kocatepe University Medical Faculty, Afyon, Turkey

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Earrings-related complications are mostly caused by piercing. To our knowledge, there is no report regarding embedded earrings without the effect of piercing in the English-language literature. In this report, we describe two cases of embedding of earring pins while wearing but not having resulted from piercing.






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