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My sister has broken elbow. Should I be worried about it?

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Dr. Gregory Harvey
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Broken elbow

The treatment depends on where the fracture is and how displaced the fragments are.
It can treated in a cast or it might need surgery. This can be discussed with your surgeon.

In brief: Broken elbow

The treatment depends on where the fracture is and how displaced the fragments are.
It can treated in a cast or it might need surgery. This can be discussed with your surgeon.
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine

In brief: Depends

Some fracures are relatively simple and can be treated with a few weeks of cast immobilization other fractures with displacement or growth plate involvement may require intenal fixation with pins or screws to obtain the best results.

In brief: Depends

Some fracures are relatively simple and can be treated with a few weeks of cast immobilization other fractures with displacement or growth plate involvement may require intenal fixation with pins or screws to obtain the best results.
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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