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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rolando Melendez
A Verified Doctoranswered
13 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 27 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 35 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 27 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 16 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 20 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Zygmunt
42 years experience
Avulsion-fracture: In general, fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. An avulsion is a small fracture usually with a soft tissue attachment. Activity such as walking is f... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Mostly non surgical: The sign is pain and limited mobility of the involed hip . The vast majority of avulsion fractures heal very well without surgical intervention, but ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 38 years experience
Serious injury.: The ligaments around the injury area were stronger than the bone they were attached to. The ligaments held, but pulled a portion of the bone off.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Chip fracture: A small fragment of bone that has "chipped" off the main bone. Usually needs minimal treatment.
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