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Flake avulsion fracture

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 36 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.
Dr. Steven Shannon
Orthopedic Surgery 8 years experience
Avulsion fractures: Avulsion fractures occur when you experience a traumatic injury involving a tendon or ligament interface with bone. When this occurs, either the bone ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry 14 years experience
Where: It is important to know where and how this fracture occurred.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Foot break: a tarsal fracture that has 'avulsed' or pulled off a smal piece of bone secondary to a tendon ( peroneus brevis , for example) or a ligament .almost a... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
When a thick liga-: Ment or a tendon gets pulled off a bone, it usually tears, but at times it pulls a piece of bone with it ( avulsion). The asis (anterior superior ilia... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
Podiatry 18 years experience
Avulsion vs. Jone's: Avulsion fracture of the any metatarsal will take about 4-6 weeks to heal. However, if the base of the 5th metatarsal is broken this might be jone's f... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Pain & swelling: An avulsion fracture of the fibular head generally involves the styloid process and causes injury of some of the major stabilizers in the posterolater... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ricardo Dunner
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
It depends: It depends on your healing ability, the degree of the fracture, your compliance to the treatment by not bearing weight on the foot etc. Consider foll... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 47 years experience
Chip fracture: A small fragment of bone that has "chipped" off the main bone. Usually needs minimal treatment.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
Sports Medicine 42 years experience
Depends: You need to let us know where the avulsion fracture is. An avulsion fracture in the shoulder can take months to recover. An avulsion fracture in the ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Depends: It depends on what bone is injured and if there is a total or partial avulsion.

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