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Avulsion fracture achilles tendon

A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rolando Melendez
A Verified Doctoranswered
12 years experience
Dependsthe severity: For talus fractures surgery is indicated if the fracture position is unstable or is affecting the subtalar joint. The result of the mri is important ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajeev Sehgal
Podiatry 26 years experience
Depends: It could be the fracture fragment shifting or soft tissue impingement. See your local podiatrist for evaluation
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ok: No question was asked , but I would certainly follow with the surgeon who ordered this for the next steps to be taken and for clinical correlation
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
This would require: History, physical examination ; x-rays to properly diagnose.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry 15 years experience
Ankle injury : An avulsion fracture may require several types of treatment based on the size and any displacement of the avulsed bone. This could require casting to ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Boyer
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Follow up: While an avulsion fracture usually heals well on its own with time, if you are still having stiffness two months out, you need to follow up with a han... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Very simple Cam Boot: Avulsions: common due to numerus capsular and ligamentous attachments to the cuboid. Treatment: 5-7 days nwb, elevation followed by progressive weigh... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
See below: It means that you tore off a piece of bone from the main bone and it has never healed back to the bone.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 30 years experience
A tendon injury: Sometimes, instead of a tendon tearing (a sprain) it pulls off the bone. It often takes a small piece of bone with it. This is called an avulsion fr... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Sudden muscul force: The mechanism of injury in apophyseal avulsions is sudden forceful concentric or eccentric muscle contraction during running, jumping or kicking a bal... Read More
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