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About 6 weeks: Depends on where the avulsion exactly is. Sometimes a period of immobilization is required. See an upper extremity orthopedic doctor for this. ...Read more
No but : you need to see an orthopedist and have it examined to know what your options are ...Read more
10 weeks ago i was diagnose with a 5th metatarsal avulsion fx. My most recent xrays still show lucency. Can a healed fx still show lucency?
Yes: Ligaments and tendons are soft tissue structures that insert on various bones. When you pull them hard enough, either it will tear or it will pull a piece of bone off. When the ligament or tendon pulls hard enough to pull bone off, it is called an avulsion. Recovery depends on the area of body involved. Some require surgery, others heal well on their own. ...Read more