Foreign body induced tenosynovitis of finger

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


History of thorn injury to finger - 15 days. Complains of swelling + pain.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Linear echogenic focus (3 mm) is noted abutting flexor tendon near the base of the middle phalanx. It is on the radial aspect. It is within tendon sheath. Synovial sheath thickening with mild fluid is noted in tendon sheath. No tear is noted. No PID or DIP joint effusion is noted. 

Case Discussion

Foreign body induced tenosynovitis of finger.

Surgery - FB embedded in synovium.

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Case information

rID: 21521
Published: 29th Jan 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included