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Arch Emerg Med. Jun 1992; 9(2): 181–184.
PMCID: PMC1285857
Percutaneous ultrasound guided extraction of non-palpable soft tissue foreign bodies.
M Bradley, E Kadzombe, P Simms, and B Eyes
Department of Radiodiagnosis, Walton Hospital, Liverpool.
Ultrasound is being increasingly used in the diagnosis of the soft tissue foreign body (FB), in particular for the nonradio-opaque materials which may not be visualized with conventional radiography (Fornage & Schernberg 1986). A simple technique for ultrasound guided FB extraction under local anaesthesia is described, and comment is made upon our preliminary experience and pitfalls.
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