Foreign body - leg

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis certain


Thorn injury to leg since 4 to 5 days back. Complaining of local pain.

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male

There is no bony abnormality.


There is a linear echogenic structure in anterior mid / distal leg - a foreign body. It is obliquely oriented. 

Length - about 25 mm

Medial - Proximal end of foreign body

Case Discussion

Findings of thorn in soft tissue of leg.

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