Foreign body injuries are common injuries and foreign body penetrations may oc
cur in almost any part of the body. In the literature there are many reports includ
ing different kinds of piercing or penetrating injuries of the extremities. In this pa
per we report the case of a 19-year-old man who presented with a knife retained
in the forearm and our treatment strategy for removing the knife. We informed
our patient and took the consent form before the submission for publication.