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Son had severe ankle sprain, and still has pain. Mri shows a pre stress fracture of talus bone with lesion on talus. What is pre stress fracture?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
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In brief: MRI finding...

A pre-stress fracture is where a bone is starting to hurt but does not ever fully manifest on x-ray.
Pre stress fracture syndrome requires a shorter duration of treatment.

In brief: MRI finding...

A pre-stress fracture is where a bone is starting to hurt but does not ever fully manifest on x-ray.
Pre stress fracture syndrome requires a shorter duration of treatment.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Inflammation.

The bone can be inflammed and may be on the brink of fracturing.
You should be seeing an orthopedic foot/ankle specialist.

In brief: Inflammation.

The bone can be inflammed and may be on the brink of fracturing.
You should be seeing an orthopedic foot/ankle specialist.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Difficult to say

The' severe' ankle sprain also resulted in an injury to the talus apparently .
The 'lesion' to the talus may be separate from the stress injury to the bone , possibly a small 'chip' or osteochondral injury sustained at the time of the injury.This "pre- stress" injury sounds like a radiologic term for loss of bone density on MRI or a mild contusion.Check w/ your ors concerning signifigance. Gl!

In brief: Difficult to say

The' severe' ankle sprain also resulted in an injury to the talus apparently .
The 'lesion' to the talus may be separate from the stress injury to the bone , possibly a small 'chip' or osteochondral injury sustained at the time of the injury.This "pre- stress" injury sounds like a radiologic term for loss of bone density on MRI or a mild contusion.Check w/ your ors concerning signifigance. Gl!
Dr. David Trettin
Dr. David Trettin
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