Foreign body induced synovitis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Wood splinter injury - Hand - 2 mths. O/E - 3rd MCP joint region swelling on dorsal aspect.

Patient Data:

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray


Modality: Ultrasound

Multiple linear echogenic foci are noted in 3rd MCP joint. Synovial thickening is present with hypervascularity. 2 mm focus is noted within synovium on palmer side. Echoes are noted in effusion.  ON traction, free movement of foreign bodies is noted.

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