Foreign body in finger

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Penetrating injury to ring finger by wood splinter 1 mth back. C/o swellling - restricted movements mainly at PIP joint

Ultrasound

Foreign body in finger

Case Discussion

Wood splinter appears to be in joint cavity of proximal interphalangeal joint.

Findings confirmed on surgical exploration.

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Case information

rID: 12637
Case created: 27th Dec 2010
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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