Foreign body in foot

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

50 / F. Penetrating injury to sole of foot - 2 mths. C/o local pain. O/e skin induration - redness

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray
Modality: Ultrasound

Case Discussion

Radiograph - Metal dense foreign body noted in soft tissue of heel. No signs of osteomyelitis.

US - Echogenic foreign body is noted deep to skin. Local inflammatory changes resulting in ill-defined hypoechogenesity and hypervascularity in soft tissue.

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Case Information

rID: 13198
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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