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Broken ankle painful 2 years later?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Get exam: You need to have an exam to see if it is arthritis or even more remotely an non complete union of the fracture.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 39 years experience
Cartilage injury: Fractures of the ankle can result in post-traumatic arthritis either imediately or come on years later. Scar tissue and/or cartilage damage is the most common cause . See an orthopedic surgeon for eevaluation which may include plain x-rays, ct scan or mri.

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Last updated Sep 1, 2016

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