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What is the reason for swelling on ankle after weight bearing. talus body hairline fracture 8 months post injury. doc says it is united.

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
Talus fracture: Swelling is likely coming from soft tissue injury that occurred at time of initial fracture. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. Consider further MRI evaluation and physical exam.
Dr. Steven Bernstein
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 32 years experience
Talus fracture: Must get an mri you may have a delayed union of the talus or other issues recommend a scond opinion.

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