A procedure for soft tissue foreign body removal under real-time ultrasound guidance

Todd McArthur, Becky Anne Abell, Marc E. Levsky

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A 16-year-old, dependant, female patient presented to the emergency department complaining of a sewing needle stuck in her right great toe. The needle was removed with real-time ultrasound guidance, with no complications. The use of ultrasonography for localization of foreign bodies is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)858-859
Number of pages2
JournalMilitary Medicine
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes


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  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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