Foreign body induced tenosynovitis in foot

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

wood spinter injury to dorsum of fore foot - 1 wk. C/o local discharge. USG to rule out FB.

Patient Data

Age: 60 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Linear foreign body is noted in dorsum of forefoot. Proximal end of FB is within sheath of extensor hallusis longus. Tenosynovitis is present. 

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Case information

rID: 17210
Case created: 27th Mar 2012
Last edited: 19th Dec 2015
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