Foreign body in ankle ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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H/o wood splinter injury in ankle - 1 mth.

Modality: Ultrasound

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Case Discussion

Fluid rim is noted superficial to achillis tendon.

An echogenic focus is seen within fluid - Wood splinter.

Surgery - Similar findings. Tiny wood fragment was removed.


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Case Information

rID: 12725
Case created: 4th Jan 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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