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The acacia thorn--An unusual cause of Achilles tenosynovitis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20483124     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe an unusual case of Achilles tenosynovitis caused by a prick from an acacia thorn. The clinical sequelae are presented as well as a review of the literature.
Stephen McGillion; Andrew Foggitt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2009-07-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Foot and ankle surgery : official journal of the European Society of Foot and Ankle Surgeons     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1460-9584     ISO Abbreviation:  Foot Ankle Surg     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-20     Completed Date:  2010-10-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9609647     Medline TA:  Foot Ankle Surg     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e30-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2009 European Foot and Ankle Society. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester SO22 5DG, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Achilles Tendon*
Diagnosis, Differential
Foreign-Body Reaction / complications*,  surgery,  ultrasonography
Middle Aged
Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
Tenosynovitis / etiology*,  ultrasonography
Wounds, Penetrating / complications*,  diagnosis,  ultrasonography

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