Foreign body: foot
Thorn injury to dorsum of mid foot - 2 yrs. Palpable swelling - dorsum of mid foot.
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There is a linear echogenic focus (length 4 mm) just deep to skin at site of 'swelling' pointed by patient. It is just lateral to 2nd digit tendon.There is no local collection/granuloma formation. There is no tenosynovitis.
Patient had history of thorn injury to dorsum of mid foot; about 2 yrs back. There was palpable 'swelling' (thorn) at site of injury; which was confirmed by ultrasound.
Thorn was removed surgically.