Self-administration of metallic mercury through the intravenous route is rare. This event has been reported in psychiatric patients and in suicide attempts. We report a case of successive intravenous self-injections of mercury demonstrated by plain film radiographs and CT scans of the thorax and abdomen.
- Intravenous self-injection
- Metallic mercury
- Plain radiograph
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging