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Fracture and tear of ligament in the left knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello sir
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User :   ya actually my sister fell from a scooty and her left knee is injured
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there swelling at the site of injury?
User :   she got a mri done on doctor's advice
Doctor :   ok
User :   now should i tell u the report?
Doctor :   ok
User :   so the report says following: User :   fracture with mild sepearation of tibial spine including site of attachment of anterior cruciate ligament.edema in distal half of acl
Doctor :   ok
User :   depressed fracture of posterior part of lateral tibial condyle
Doctor :   ok
User :   fracture of head of fibula
User :   lipoheamarthrosis
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the final impression
Doctor :   in the report
User :   tear of the lateral collateral ligament
User :   these were the point showing the final impression
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so how can i help u
Doctor :   now
Doctor :   could u specify what would u like to know
User :   so suggest me how should i treat the injury
Doctor :   she needs surgery
Doctor :   r u there
User :   but doctors are saying she just needs to use a knee spint or a plaster for 1 month
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   for complete lateral collateral ligament tear
Doctor :   usually surgery
Doctor :   the doctors would have advised
Doctor :   keeping in mind the patients
Doctor :   general condition
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Doctor :   r u there
User :   there is a need for immediate surgery or laterwards?
Doctor :   the treating doctor the best to advise, i need to clinically examine the patient
Doctor :   with history alone it is difficult to assess the injury
Doctor :   r u able to follow
Doctor :   the treating doctor would the best person to comment since he has clinically seen the patient
User :   ya so how can i reach you?
User :   can i call u?
Doctor :   where is the patient now
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Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did i clear all ur doubts?
User :   almost but it would be better if i could see you and you could examine the patiesnt
Doctor :   we provide online consultation
Doctor :   and refer if necessary
Doctor :   to hospital
Doctor :   as of now we are bangalore based
Doctor :   and operational in bangalore
Doctor :   but we are coming to delhi shortly
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there anything else we could help u with
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