Tuesday, August 31, 2004


Myxoedema and a lost wedding ring

`[A] lump was found on the patientís ring finger [..]

An x-ray of the lump revealed a wedding ring totally encased in the soft tissue. [..] The wedding ring was surgically removed. Histopathological examination of the lump revealed a foreign body granuloma with chronic low-grade Staphylococcus aureus infection.’

with pictures.

One Response to “Myxoedema and a lost wedding ring”

  1. Derrick Cornell Cephas Says:

    How can flesh grow over a wedding ring like that
    the picture does not look real to me

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