Despite recent technological advancement, plain x-rays are here to stay. We still do not know everything there is on a plain x-ray. Enjoy this moment - Dr Rahman Consultant Radiologist
Friday, December 9, 2011
Foreign body in left buttock
7 year old male. Had an accident whereby a piece of wood penetrated into his left buttock and was pulled out immediately by his grandmother. Slight swelling was seen and wound has not healed for over a month.
Ultrasound revealed a long linear echogenic object, with posterior shadowing, measuring about 4.38cm in length and 0.82cm in width.