From the case: Glass foreign body


Subsequent ultrasound did not identify site of foreign body and a repeat x-ray with skin marker at the puncture site was performed for localization.

Modality: X-ray (Oblique)

- “ All types of glass that are at least 1-2mm should be able to demonstrated on x-ray.  ”

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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...”

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