Foreign body: needle in leg

Case contributed by Dr Hanisalam
Modality: X-ray

Linear metallic foreign body projects in the soft tissues anterior to the proximal tibia. 

Case Discussion

Foreign body (needle) in the left leg. The soft tissues anterior to the knee is a typical location for foreign bodies in children. 

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Case Information

rID: 8925
Case created: 10th Mar 2010
Last edited: 29th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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