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Foreign body in hand

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation:

Wood splinter injury

Patient Data:

Age: 35 yrs
Gender: Male
Race: Indian/Pakistani
Modality: X-ray

No radio-opaque foreign bodies identified. 

Modality: Ultrasound

Wood splinter superficial to 3rd flexor tendon over metacarpo-phalangeal joint. Graguloma around FB is seen. No joint effusion. NO  tendon tear / tenosynovitis.

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