Self-Mutilating Teens Embed Pins, Needles in Skin

Some doctors are alarmed by what they see as a growing trend by adolescents to mutilate their bodies through "self-embedding" -- inserting shards of wood, glass or paper clips under their skin. Other medical experts, however, claim the embedding of needles and other objects in the skin is not a new syndrome, but is part of a growing problem of self-injury that is gaining attention. The grisly debate began last week after a report at the annual Radiological Society of North America conference...Full Story
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