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What is a undisplaced avulsion fracture?

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Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Chip fracture: A small fragment of bone that has "chipped" off the main bone. Usually needs minimal treatment.
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A 33-year-old member asked:

What's an avulsion fracture?

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Dr. David Hettinger
Podiatry 37 years experience
Serious injury.: The ligaments around the injury area were stronger than the bone they were attached to. The ligaments held, but pulled a portion of the bone off.
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