Foreign body in arm

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

H/o penetrating injury.

X-ray

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Ultrasound

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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
Published: 7th Jan 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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