A 48-year-old member asked:
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i have an avulsion fracture in the middle top of my foot. my foot and ankle are also sprained. does this require a cast?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: But you probably need a cam walking boot to immobilize the area. Best to see your podiatrist.
Answered on Sep 10, 2013
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Cast: Not necessarily. See your podiatrist - he/she will give you the best advise based on the physical evaluation and x rays / MRI . Good luck.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle commented
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
beware of a Lisfrank fracture.
Sep 10, 2013

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