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What Is The Surgical Fracture Of A Bone To Correct A Deformity Called
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Doctors told that I have to undergo for a surgery for surgical correct ion of long bone fracture My qstn is after accident in how much time It will do?
I'm confused!: I don't quite understand your question. But if you are wondering when to get the surgery, discuss the best timing with your doctor. If you are wondering about how long it takes to recover, again that question is best asked by your doctor, who knows how serious your injury is and will have a better idea after the surgery is done, because he will have seen the extent of the damage. ...Read more
Got an xray of my elbow. Might be fractured. F/u in a week. Dr called, said I have a bone cyst. Should i be worried? What should I do?
Repeat X-ray: Bone cysts are usually of no concern. But they do create a "weak spot" which can fracture. The reason for the repeat xray is because elbow fractures can be very subtle. They become more obvious after 7-10 days. If there is high suspicion for fxr, or fluid in the joint, then repeat xrays are needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could you please look at x-ray of fractured humerus bone of my aunt who is 47 and who had already had operation twice in 3 months in a row,. she had been in a car accident and was suggested to put into her humerus bone a material called bios. My aunt kep
I need surgical options to fix 8mm bone length difference in Ulna bone. Its from childhood fracture and i've been experiencing pain for 5 months ?
8mm: uite a small difference- perhaps you should ask about medical treatment for this condition- also your skeleton is still growing! ...Read more
Generally, yes: However, It depends on the bone and the location of the fracture. Long bone fractures have better outcomes after osteotomy (rebreak and realignment) than fractures that extend into joint. At 6 years, even at your young age, if you had a fracture into a joint that healed irregularly, the joint may already have significant wear and tear (degenerative arthritis). See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
What are the surgical options to fix unequal arm bone length. The cause is damaged growth plates from childhood fracture. 8mm difference in the bones.
Is there any non-surgical methods to manage a scaphoid fracture that hasn't healed properly - Herbert screw inserted 15years ago but bone didn't heal?
Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
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