Nailbed Laceration

This patient presented to the HUM Emergency Department after a motorcycle accident.  Among his injuries was a partially avulsed fingernail.  A digital block was performed and the nail was removed to reveal a nailbed laceration.  The laceration was repaired and the nail sutured in place to serve as a splint and dressing for the underlying nailbed.

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Ultrasound – 10 – Intussusception

These ultrasounds, performed by EM residents at HUM, nicely demonstrate the classic sonographic finding consistent with intussusception:  the target sign, or layers of invaginated bowel seen in cross section.

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