A 59-year-old male asked:
What is healing time for a clavicle compound fracture that required surgery with a bone graft after improper healing.?
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Orthopedic Surgery 38 years experience
Open nonunion: Each fracture has its own personality: worse prognosis with open, comminuted, malunion, nonunion. It depends upon the host immunity, health, and healing potential of the bone and soft tissues. May be 6 weeks to 6 months.
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Last updated Apr 13, 2014
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