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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery

Piercing Injury of Thigh with Branch of Tree

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Author Details: Rajendra Kumar Ahire, Harshal sakale, Vinit K Jain

Volume : 1

Issue : 3

Online ISSN : 2395-1362

Print ISSN : 2395-1354

Article First Page : 194

Article End Page : 196


Penetrating injuries are dangerous and deserve emergency treatment due to the risk of injuring vital structures. We present an unusual case of a young male patient who sustained piercing injury of thigh with a tree branch due to fall from the tree. Careful planning, proper evaluation of such patient is required before extracting such foreign bodies.

Key words: Penetrating, Foreign body, Thigh