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Musculo Skeletal Joints and Tendons | 6.8 Foot
Case 6.8.6 Foreign bodies in the foot


Foreign bodies:
Part of a shell in the sole of the foot just under a sesamoid bone of digit 1
Foreign bodies:
Glass fragments in the sole of the foot
Foreign bodies:
Wooden splinter in the lateral aspect of the foot with a small abscess at the tip. The visibility depends on the angulation of the probe.
Foreign bodies:
Broken needle in the sole of the foot. The visibility of the needle is very much angle dependant and can easily be missed with ultrasound.
Foreign bodies:
Glass fragments in the sole of the foot
Foreign bodies:
Thistle thorns with inflammatory changes under the flexor hallucis longus tendon at the IP joint
Foreign bodies:
Part of a shell in the sole of the foot just under a sesamoid bone of digit 1
Foreign bodies:
Glass fragments in the sole of the foot
Foreign bodies:
Wooden splinter in the lateral aspect of the foot with a small abscess at the tip. The visibility depends on the angulation of the probe.
Foreign bodies:
Broken needle in the sole of the foot. The visibility of the needle is very much angle dependant and can easily be missed with ultrasound.
Foreign bodies:
Glass fragments in the sole of the foot
Foreign bodies:
Thistle thorns with inflammatory changes under the flexor hallucis longus tendon at the IP joint
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