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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
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
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?
No but : you need to see an orthopedist and have it examined to know what your options are ...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
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