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Scalp is the part of the skin on the skull, deeply attached to the skull and has the hair shafts from it.Rest of the skin in the head like facial skin(beard) has only 2 layers -epidermis and dermis. Scalp has 5 different layers unlike facial skin/rest of skin all over body .Scalp-s-epidermis, c-conn.Tissue, a-aponeurosis, l-loose areolar conn. Tissue and p- pericranium attached ...Read more
Avulsion fracture: Tibial spine fractures are characterized by fractures at the insertion site of the anterior cruciate ligament (acl) on the tibia and were first classified into 3 types. For displaced (type ii/iii) fractures, surgical treatment has included fixation with screws, sutures, or wires performed through either open or arthroscopic approaches. Optimal treatment methods remain controversial. ...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?
Mostly observation: If the nail plate was avulsed cleanly and the nail bed (matrix) has not been damaged, then only observation is necessary. Keep the area clean and dry. The nail plate usually takes about 6 months to grow from the cuticle to the tip of the digit. If you have any questions or concerns, be sure to see a board certified hand surgeon. ...Read more
Most nail injuries: such as an avulsion look worse than they are. the nail plate, the hard nail comes off but if the underlying nail bed is ok, the nail grows back in a few months. laceration to the sterile nail matrix or the germinal matrix (the root of the nail can affect growth ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nail removal: Removal of the nail plate but maintaining the germinal matrix to allow for regeneration of the nail. ...Read more
No but : you need to see an orthopedist and have it examined to know what your options are ...Read more
What to do if I am planning to go for a nail avulsion , but anyone know of a place and the price ?
? Nail removal: To,doctors a nail avulsion is usually traumatic in origin. It refers to removal of the nail plate. This may be necessary for some type of infections in or around the nail. A new nail will grow. Permanent removal of a nail so that it will not grow back is sometime necessary. In the foot this can be done by a podiatrist with a chemical injection or surgery. Cost varies ...Read more
I have a non- healing( 3.5 months)displaced avulsion fx of 5th metatarsal. Ortho says prob won't heal - live with it???
Varies: Fractures in that area are often considered "avulsion" fractures. The foot is injured in a twisting injury and the ligament that inserts into the base of the metatarsal pulls a piece of bone off in the injury. It is not terribly uncommon for those fractures to be displaced and not to heal. If it is not causing symptoms can be "lived with". If it is, surgery can be done to fix. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recently told to bear weight after being in a cast after a 5th meta avulsion fx. Having dull pain at fx sight or slightly behind it?
To be expected: Mild dull pain is to be expected, but it should continue to improve. If it does not, it may mean the avulsion has not completely healed and xrays are needed to check this. Those types of avulsion frxs on the 5th are notorious for not healing, so get checked sooner than later, but some dull pain is to be expected at first.Hope this helps and best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer