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Bullet foreign body, 1st metatarsal

Case submitted by Coleen Napolitano, DPM, FACFAOM

A 20 year-old male presented to the ED with a bullet in his right foot.The projectile was embedded in the first metatarsal without gross osseous or soft tissue destruction; therefore, no intervention was needed.