A piece of wood in the hand diagnosed by ultrasonography

Göran Hansson*, Allan C. Beebe, Norris C. Carroll, James S Donaldson

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A piece of wood in the hand of an 11-year-old girl was not visible on radiographs, but was diagnosed by ultrasonography. Ultrasonography is useful for disclosing radiographically silent foreign bodies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)459-460
Number of pages2
JournalActa Orthopaedica
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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