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Navicular X Ray
Injured for >2 months. MRI reveals extensive bone marrow edema in midfoot and navic and subchondral fx navicular. X-ray shows the fx. Will this heal?
Probably: Should be under care of orthopedic doctor. With proper immobilization with cast or brace and then probably some physical therapy the injury will probably heal.Sometimes there may be ligamentous injury but your mri would detect this aberration. Healing process may take longer since injury already two months old. ...Read more
Nondisplaced navicular foot fx. Looked complete on the X Ray. It's been 8 weeks still not healed and dr said 4-6 more weeks in boot. Is he right?
After an MRI and X-Ray I was told I likely have avascular necrosis in my navicular following an injury 4 mos ago. Not in much pain though. This norm?
Avulsion fractures: All avulsion fractures, regardless of their location, have a similar appearance on xray. You will find a fragment of bone broken off and separated from the remainder. The difference is that the break takes place at the insertion of a tendon and is the result of a pull from that muscle. ...Read more
I have AVN in my navicular and I've had about 10 x rays in last 4 months. I am worried about all this radiation?
Navicular and calcaneal beak fracture 6 weeks ago. Treated with non-weight bearing and aircast. X-rays show no callus formation, would i need surgery ?
I'm getting my accessory navicular bone taken out but i won't need a cast. But after examining my xray he said that my support is bad. What's that?
Cortical avulsion fx of navicular in foot has not healed after 2 months even on xray and dr said there's nothing he can do. Do I just deal with pain?
Twisted left ankle. Xray shows type2 accessory navicular. Right foot has type3. Could it be left foot had type3 which now broken to look like typ2 ?
Xray said osteophyte on dorsal aspect of navicular bone. have severe foot pain. doctor wasnt concerned. what can i do - help
Have you considered: evaluation by a podiatrist? That is a doctor who specializes in feet. ...Read more