• Vol. 39 No. 6, 499–500
  • 15 June 2010

Embolised Injection Needle Fragment to the Heart, Mimicking a Subcutaneous Charm Needle


Embolisation of a fragmented injection needle to the heart is rare, even in intravenous drug abusers. The presence of an embolised needle fragment to the heart can serve as a nidus for infective endocarditis.

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