Foreign body series

Case contributed by Jessica Hui Shi Ng

Presentation

Accidental finding of a nail into left second digit whilst using a nail gun for carpentry work. Nail entry from the volar to dorsum aspect, with complaints of index finger numbness on the radial side. No active bleeding.

X-ray

A routine radiographic foreign body series consisting of posteroanterior, oblique and lateral projections. An en-face view is included as an additional projection for identifying any bony involvement.

Case courtesy of Amanda Er rID: 70732

Case Discussion

A routine radiographic foreign body series consisting of posteroanterior, oblique and lateral projections. An en-face view is included as an additional projection for identifying any bony involvement.

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Case information

rID: 71572
Published: 12th Oct 2019
Last edited: 12th Oct 2019
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