Foreign body in heel

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Penetrating injury while walking on beach - Few days. USG to look for foreign body.

Patient Data

Age: about 30 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

An echogenic focus ( about 2 - 3 mm ) was noted abutting and just deep to skin.

Reported as  ? Foreign body.

Case Discussion

Exploration  - Sand particle.

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Case information

rID: 19997
Case created: 28th Oct 2012
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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