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What does it meant to have an avulsion fracture of the cuboid bone?

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Dr. Barry Waldman
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In brief: A tendon injury

Sometimes, instead of a tendon tearing (a sprain) it pulls off the bone.
It often takes a small piece of bone with it. This is called an avulsion fracture and is generally treated like a sprain.

In brief: A tendon injury

Sometimes, instead of a tendon tearing (a sprain) it pulls off the bone.
It often takes a small piece of bone with it. This is called an avulsion fracture and is generally treated like a sprain.
Dr. Barry Waldman
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In brief: Avulsion

An avulsion fracture means that a piece of the affected bone has been pulled off, usually by a tendon attached to that bone.

In brief: Avulsion

An avulsion fracture means that a piece of the affected bone has been pulled off, usually by a tendon attached to that bone.
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