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How long will i be out of work with an avulsion fracture?

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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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A 32-year-old member asked:

Avulsion fracture in my elbow how long will it take to heal?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
3-4 weeks: Avulsion fracture usually heal like soft tissue it heal in about 3-4 weeks.
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How long will an avulsion fracture in thumb take to heal?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
6-8 weeks : It varies, but most fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. You would want to make sure it is not a "game keepers thumb" which is an avulsion fracture in which the ulnar collateral ligament often gets inserted between the bone edges and can limit fracture healing; these often require surgery to heal.

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