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What does this X-ray report of broken foot indicate?

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Dr. Saurabh Gupta

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement

Practicing since :2004

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Posted on Wed, 11 Feb 2015 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: My friends son was in a motorbike accident and I have Xrays of the broken foot. I would like an other opinion on his broken foot. Can i contact another doctor
Please let me know what should be done about this bad break. Is the baby toe OK. They say mugjt not be. He is a male 17 years old .
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Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:
It needs reduction and fixation

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for posting your query

I have gone through the x - rays. It shows displaced fracture. It needs reduction and fixation of toes.

Hope this helps you.
warm regards.



Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Saurabh Gupta 2 minutes later
So does he need surgery to put in pins? What about his baby toe should it be ok. What do you recommend?
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Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
He needs surgery to put in pins.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Yes, he needs surgery to put in pins. His baby toe bone is displaced, but after surgical fixation, it will realign back.

Wishing him speedy recovery.
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