A 54-year-old male asked:
I have a displaced fracture of my cuboid bone. main fragment is 1.4 cm in diameter. is surgery absolutely necessary?
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Dr. John Goldmananswered
Rheumatology 57 years experience
Not absolutely: You need to discuss this with your physicians and get a second opinion from an orthopedic foot specialist.
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