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Vol. 20 - Num. 78

Clinical Reviews

Swelling of soft tissue; it is not bad everything that seems

Cristina Elipe Maldonadoa, M.ª Rosa Albañil Ballesterosb, Jorge Cabezudo Pedrazoc

aMIR-Pediatría. Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada. Madrid. España.
bPediatra. CS Cuzco. Fuenlabrada. Madrid. España.
cServicio de Radiodiagnóstico. Hospital Universitario de Fuenlabrada. Fuenlabrada. Madrid. España.

Reference of this article: Elipe Maldonado C, Albañil Ballesteros MR, Cabezudo Pedrazo J. Swelling of soft tissue; it is not bad everything that seems. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2018;20:169-72.

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The presence of foreign bodies in soft tissues is a frequent diagnosis in Pediatrics. Almost always, they penetrate in the body accidentally and the consultation takes place after perceiving the traumatism that caused its entrance or when complications appear. Given the diagnostic suspicion, it is important to carry out complementary tests that allow us to characterize the lesion, as well as to delimit the extension of the same one being the soft-tissue ultrasound the procedure of election for it.


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