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From: Metallic foreign body deep in the prevertebral space after an endomyocardial biopsy: a case report

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Images of the foreign body. (a) Plain computed tomography without contrast revealed a high density lesion impacted in the prevertebral space and its relationship with the carotid sheath and transverse process of the vertebral body. (b) X-ray image intensifier showed a radiopaque foreign body medial to the tip of the smooth pick-up, lateral to intervertebral discs of C7 and C8. A vein retractor holds the internal jugular vein posteriorly.

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