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What is the treatment for cuboid avulsion fracture ?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Very simple Cam Boot: Avulsions: common due to numerus capsular and ligamentous attachments to the cuboid. Treatment: 5-7 days nwb, elevation followed by progressive weight bearing and functional rehab, using simple cam boot. For 3 weeks.
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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Depends on fracture: A small avulsion fracture of the cuboid may require no treatment other than crutches and pain control. Others may require non weight bearing for a prolonged period of time and/or surgery. It would be best to discuss this with your Orthopaedic surgeon.
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Last updated Oct 21, 2016

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