Foreign body in hand (not a 6th digit)

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

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Intoxicated (BAC 0.4g/100ml) and found by police after assault with large wooden stick protruding from the hypothenar eminence

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

This is not a 6th digit rather a large stick that has penetrated the soft tissues of the hypothenar eminence

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Case information

rID: 29170
Case created: 7th May 2014
Last edited: 12th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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