Staple in thumb

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Injury with staple gun.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

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
Published: 30th Aug 2011
Last edited: 11th Aug 2017
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