ND11.BY/S90 Other specified superficial foreign body in other or unspecified parts of foot

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Aetiology

Other specified superficial foreign body in other or unspecified parts of foot may be caused by a variety of factors, including direct contact with a foreign object such as a nail, splinter, or piece of glass, or by secondary contact with a contaminated surface or object.

Diagnosis

Diagnosis of other specified superficial foreign body in other or unspecified parts of foot can be made with a physical examination, X-ray imaging, and/or laboratory tests.

Differential diagnosis

Differential diagnosis of other specified superficial foreign body in other or unspecified parts of foot may include plantar fasciitis, gout, osteomyelitis, soft tissue infection, or osteoarthritis.

Treatment

Treatment of other specified superficial foreign body in other or unspecified parts of foot may include removal of the foreign body, wound care, antibiotics, and/or immobilization of the affected area.

Prognosis

Prognosis of other specified superficial foreign body in other or unspecified parts of foot is generally good. With proper diagnosis and treatment, most patients have a full recovery.

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