Foreign body in hand

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Wood spinter injury - Right wrist - Dorsum - 15 days C/o local swelling.

Patient Data

Gender: Male


Case Discussion

Tenosynovitis involving extensor pollisis longus ( 3rd compartment ).

Tenosynovitis involving extensor carpi radialis longus as well as brevis ( 2ndcompartment ).

5 - 6 mm sized wood splinter in sheath of externsor carpi radialis brevis tendon.

Surgically removed.

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Case information

rID: 15668
Published: 31st Oct 2011
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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