Foreign body in thigh

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Penetrating injury by thorn in thigh - Few hrs back.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Foreign body - Thorn in thigh penetrating distal anterior - medial thigh muscle.  Horizontal orientation.

Outer end 4 mm deep to skin. Inner end towards ( superficial ) femoral vessel. No vessel injury.

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Case information

rID: 17447
Published: 14th Apr 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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