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Retained Broken Injection Needle-MRI


17 years old girl with history of injection at the site 5 years ago with pain presently. MR shows susceptibility artifacts at the deltoid insertional site with no significant fluid collection or abscess formation or osteomyelitis with X-ray suggesting 3 mm needle tip possibly from the injection needle within the granulomatous response.  Differential would include foreign bodies of other varieties. Case Submitted by Dr MGK Murthy & Mr Abdul Hamid.





Retained Broken Injection Needle-MRI Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Rating: 5

1 comment:

Ravi Kadasne said...

USG could have seen well too

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