Foreign body in finger

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle

Presentation

Industrial accident. Foreign body in middle finger.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
X-ray

Nail embedded in the soft tissue of the middle finger.

No bony injury.

Case Discussion

Foreign bodies are a common presentation to A and E.  Some are more obvious than others like this one.

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Case information

rID: 54513
Published: 13th Jul 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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