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Eatonville, WA
A 36-year-old female asked:

Mri showed a comminuted fibular head fracture and chrondrosis from recent acute trauma will i need surgery?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Thomas Graber
48 years experience
Usually not: Do not have surgery unless explanation is clear to you about expected benefits versus risk if you do not have surgery.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013


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