IOTW: Foreign BodyPosted on: May 27, 2019, by : Carrie Ng
This week’s image shows how artifacts can help you identify pathology on ultrasound. Drs. Batabyal and Zhao cared for a child with a wooden foreign body in her leg. Notice that the soft tissue appears normal and you cannot see the foreign body itself, but the shadowing present lets you know a foreign body is present.