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Do I need surgery on hairline fracture? What effec on wrist if goes untreated?
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Dr. Daniel Farber
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
In brief: NO
A hairline fracture rarely requires surgery but likely requires a cast.
If untreated it may do ok. However, if it shifts out of position because it was not properly protected then that may have serious consequences.

In brief: NO
A hairline fracture rarely requires surgery but likely requires a cast.
If untreated it may do ok. However, if it shifts out of position because it was not properly protected then that may have serious consequences.
Dr. Daniel Farber
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