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Comminuted calcaneal fracture

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Suggest treatment for comminuted tibula and fibula fracture

I have a 7 week comminuted tib-fib fx 1 1/2" below knee joint. Initially in ext fixator first 12 days. Tib was slab fractured into joint - plated/screws 5 wks ago...but no fixation done on fibula ...
 

Suggest treatment for fracture of distal fibula

slipped and fell today. the urgent crae told me I have a nondipslaced comminuted fracture of the distal fibula . anskle appears maintianed. They told me it was broken in 5 spots. I am headed ...
 

Is ORIF appropriate for left radius fracture?

wrist X-Ray Left Wrist:  Comminuted Fracture of left distal radius is identified  Fracture line ... deformity  Fracture of ulnar process is also noted Diagnosis: Left Comminuted Radius and Ulnar Fracture ...
 

Is an operation necessary for a Colle's fracture of the wrist?

Hi, my right wrist is injured. X-ray report says Comminuted fracture lower end of radius with volar displacement and impaction . Fracture styloid process of ulna . Doctor advised for an operation saying cast ...
 

Is surgery the solution for fracture to my right patella?

I have a comminuted fracture to my right patella . The immediate care doctor said I should probably have surgery since I am 36 and very active. She mentioned if I was 50 and sedentary that she would ...
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Is surgery required for comminuted radius fracture?

My Sister has a L Proximal, Comminuted Radius Fracture. (This was from a backward fall from her truck. (She is an Over the Road Truck Driver). She is s/p reduction and is in a splint. No cast ...
 

Suggest treatment for distal fibula fracture

I have comminuted fracture of distal fibular.. 5 weeks ago. Just looked at imaging and initially had only one fracture pointed out appears to be more than one crack in bone should I be worried ...
 

What does this MRI report for a fracture indicate?

I hurt my left foot and an MRI scan revealed an undisplaced comminuted fracture of distal pole of the cuboid bone. Will I probably need surgery for this? I am trying to use crutches but I weigh 130kg so ...
 

Had MRI of ankle due to fracture. Findings?

I have the report from MRI on left ankle. It says acute hairline fracture in the plantar aspect of the calcaneal tuberosity medially. Chronic lateral ankle ligament injury including suspected ATFL and CFL ...
 

What is the treatment for distal right fibula fracture?

-scanning results Comminuted distal right fibular fracture. Several small presumed fracture fragments are in the lateral ankle mortise. Avulsive-type fracture of the distal medial malleolus. Minimally displaced fracture ...
 

How to treat a deformity in sternum due to comminuted fracture?

I have a step deformity in sternum due to comminuted fracture thanks to air bag pain most of the time .this happened apr 2014 constant ache and feels like airway has a frog in it how extensive ...
 

What is the treatment for ankle joint effusion and stress fracture?

The impression from the MRI reads as number one: small ankle joint effusion. number two: continued significant edema with in the anterior calcaneous at the site of a stress fracture possible miles healing ...
 

Could the stiffness and swelling be normal after a radius ulnar fracture?

radius ulnar comminuted fracture but i opt not to do surgery. cast for 7 wks and removed one wk ago but finger still cant bend fully, can t make fist and wrist super stiff esp supination got problems. still ...
 

Fracture of teeth

Yesterday when i was riding my bike, i fell down from the bike. My front tooth is half broken aprt from this i did not got any injuries. Therw was no bleeding. But it is looking very awkward when i smile. Can i get it fixed, i have kept the broken...
 

Have a fractured RL bone. Swelling in the leg. Need an X-ray?

I am having a question for my fractured RL bone injury? After 2.5 months of com-minuted distal tibia/fibula , my bones have healed very good. But My OS has not even allowed PWB yet. I am out of job ...
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volar barton with comminuted fracture for Distal end radius with DM,HTN what can be done
Hi, volar barton fracture most of times need surgical treatment and sometimes non operative immobilization of wrist is done. Open reduction and internal fixation by surgery is necessary for all displaced volar lip fractures. Your diabetes and HTN will be taken care by physicians before any surgery, without controlled BP and blood sugar they wont operate on u. Consult a orthopedician soon. Regards
 
what are the symptoms to a fractured rib?
Hi. The symptoms of a fractured rib are: chest pain and shortness of breath. You can diagnose it with chest X-ray. All the best. Dr. Behar.
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