There is an echog...
There is an echogenic linear structure in the subcutaneous plane at the site of pain. It is a foreign body. It shows reverberation artifact. Length is about 8 mm. Width is up to 3 mm.
Modality: Ultrasound

- “ The patient presented with a history of glass particle injury to hand about 18 months back. Ultrasound shows multiple linear echogenic structures ...”

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  • Glass foreign bodies - “ Glass foreign bodies may be present if they are ingested, inserted, or as a result of an injury. All glass is radiopaque 7. Epidemiology The pre...”
  • Reverberation artifact - “ Reverberation artifact occurs when an ultrasound beam encounters two strong parallel reflectors. When the ultrasound beam reflects back and forth...”

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