Susuk : Charm needles in orofacial soft tissues *

  title={Susuk : Charm needles in orofacial soft tissues *},
  author={Sathesh Balasundram and Sherrie Chong Mei Yee and Palasuntharam Shanmuhasuntharam},
Purpose of the Study: To understand the reasons for charm needle insertions, chemical constituents of charm needles and their significance to magnetic resonance imaging. Materials and Methods: Confidential interviews were used to collect information from charm needle wearers. Two attempts at surgical removal of charm needles were carried out. Charm needle samples were chemically analyzed using EPMA method. A review of literature on the possible complications of charm needles in relation to MRI… CONTINUE READING
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