Foreign body granuloma - leg

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Penetrating injury to leg - medial aspect - 20 years back. Palpable nodule present for 20 years. For last few years, it seems to move down towards heel.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Linear foreign body (thorn) with surrounding granuloma in medial distal leg subcutaneous plane. It is superficial to the posterior tibial artery.

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Case information

rID: 17693
Published: 5th May 2012
Last edited: 14th Mar 2019
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