A Case of Wooden Foreign Body Retained in the Calcaneus (Clinical Report)

A Case of Wooden Foreign Body Retained in the Calcaneus (Clinical Report)

Byline: Savas Guner, M.Fethi Ceylan, Daghan Isik, S. Ilkay Guner and Levent Ediz E-mail: [email protected] Detection of wooden foreign bodies in the extremities still remains a problem despite the developments in imaging methods. Direct X-Rays, ultrasonography, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are utilized for detection of foreign bodies in the body. In this report, we have presented a case in which no findings suggestive of a foreign body were detected on ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging, and which underwent a surgical intervention with the prediagnosis of osteomyelitis of the calcaneus.

A Case of Wooden Foreign Body Retained in the Calcaneus (Clinical Report)

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