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Abstract Number: 1092

A MATTER CLOSE TO THE HEART: A CASE OF INTENTIONAL CHEST WALL PENETRATION WITH SEWING NEEDLE THAT TRACKED TO THE LEFT VENTRICLE

Case Presentation: A 35-year-old male with a history of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and methamphetamine abuse presented to the ED with chest pain. The patient had a long history of inserting 5cm long sewing needles into [...]

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