10 penny nail found in Bladder pre MRI

You ever have one of thoose days that you just wanted to put a 10 penny nail into your bladder? What? I know this sounds crazy but that is exactly what this woman did. The pt came into the ER with slurred speech. The CT scan from the night before had revealed a hypodense area in her brain therefore an MRI was ordered. Before the MRI could be performed the patient had to be Xrayed to find out if she did have a nail in her body. The patient reported it was in her Uterous but upon Ultrasound localization it was found to be in her bladder. (source NEJM). ……

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