oa South African Medical Journal - A case of self-mutilation by means of pins
|Article Title||A case of self-mutilation by means of pins|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Oranje Hospital, Bloemfontein|
|Publication Date||Feb 1964|
|Pages||116 - 117|
|Keyword(s)||Clinical features, Pins, Psychiatry, Radiology and Self-mutilation|
A short report is given of the case of an imbecile who has repeatedly introduced pins into her tissues. Altogether 202 foreign bodies were revealed by X-ray examination.
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