An Unusual Presentation of Foreign Body Granuloma of Ankle Mimicking a Neoplastic Lesion
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Mohit Dadlani, Ankit Jaiswal, Kiran Saoji, Gajanan Pisulkar
2021 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
Granulomas of foreign body can mimic features of neoplasia, especially when history and odd location create diagnostic confusion. Penetrating foot wounds are not that unusual. Thorns or wood particles that are stored in the foot are the cause of granuloma of the alien body. Later, soft tissue and osseous complications can arise from an untreated retained foreign body.
doi:10.14260/jemds/2021/322 fatcat:pvhw4f7lbngvtmq6jwr4brkpk4