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Wooden Splinter Foreign Body on POCUS
Patient presents to our ED for 3rd opinion. Cut arm with piece of wood last week. Persistent pain/swelling. Abx without response. X-rays neg. Has MRI scheduled next week at OSH. 
FB can be seen on both sagittal and transverse clips.  Successfully removed with ultrasound guidance. POCUS for the win. If history concerning for non-ROFB, use ultrasound.

Dr. Robert Jones @RJonesSonoEM

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Dr. Gerald Diaz
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