Staple in thumb

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Injury with staple gun.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

The staple is clearly seen in both views - the AP confirming that the proximal tine is within the distal phalynx.

Case Discussion

How does anybody manage to do something like this?

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Case Information

rID: 14825
Case created: 30th Aug 2011
Last edited: 26th Mar 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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