Be aware of wood in the knee.


The authors report a case of a 7-year-old boy who sustained a penetrating injury of a splinter of wood to the knee. Arthroscopic examination, removal of visualised foreign material and washout did not alleviate the symptoms of pain and swelling in its entirety. Microbiology cultures also failed to determine the cause of the on-going symptoms. Five days… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr.07.2011.4551


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