Foreign body - toe
H/o thorn injury to forefoot - 6 months back. C/o painful nodule on planter aspect of 2nd toe.
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There is a linear focus with two echogenic lines and central lucency; in planter subcutaneous plane of 2nd toe; at the level of proximal interphalangeal joint. There is surrounding hypoechoic area showing vascularity. There is no tendon tear / joint effusion.
Patient with history of thorn injury to fore foot presents with painful nodule on planter aspect of 2nd toe. Ultrasound shows a focus with two echogenic lines and central lucency - A thorn foreign body. There is surrounding granuloma ( hypoechoic area ).
Surgery revealed thorn.