Foreign body in arm

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


H/o penetrating injury.





Case Discussion

Radiographs - Metal dense foreign body is seen in soft tissue of arm.

US - Echongenic focus (1.5 mm ) is noted abutting muscle. Twinkle  artifact is noted  behind the foreign body.

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Case information

rID: 12759
Case created: 7th Jan 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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