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Foreign body in hand

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation:

H/o penetrating injury to finger by a metal wire

Patient Data:

Race: Indian/Pakistani
Modality: X-ray

A metal density focus is noted in soft tissue of index finger in mid line and ulnar side, overlying head of middle phalanx. 

No fracture / dislocation is noted.

Case Discussion:

Findings of a metal wire foreign body in soft tissue of index finger without bony abnormality.

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