Splinter-Palm Needle Removal Urgent Care Orlando 32819,32836

A 50 year old patient was seen by Dr. Jain at our Urgent Care Center in Dr. Phillips area for removal of splinter. The patient got stuck by the palm needle one month ago while doing the gardening. The patient was seen had puncture wound on the medial side of the foot. The patient had x ray for the foreign body which was normal. The patient was given the antibiotics but the patient did not get better and continued to have cystic swelling around the puncture wound. The patient had antibiotic injections but did not respond to the antibiotics. Surgery was performed to take the granulomatous tissue out but while excising the tip of the splinter was seen and the whole splinter was pulled out intact.

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