Foreign body in hand

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

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Wood splinter injury

Patient Data

Age: 35 yrs
Gender: Male
X-ray

No radio-opaque foreign bodies identified. 

Ultrasound

Wood splinter superficial to 3rd flexor tendon over metacarpo-phalangeal joint. Graguloma around FB is seen. No joint effusion. NO  tendon tear / tenosynovitis.

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Case information

rID: 14750
Published: 26th Aug 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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