CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Indian J Plast Surg 2004; 37(02): 134-135
DOI: 10.1055/s-0039-1697229
Case Report
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India

Embedded earrings as a result of misuse: Case report

Nurten Turhan-Haktanir
Afyon Kocatepe University Medical Faculty, Afyon, Turkey
Yavuz Demir
Afyon Kocatepe University Medical Faculty, Afyon, Turkey
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Publication Date:
15 January 2020 (online)


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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