2. How Serious is an Avulsion Fracture?

An avulsion fracture may require surgery in some cases. However, many are not medically serious enough to warrant an intervention like an operation. The seriousness of this type of fracture depends on how far the tendon or ligament has pulled the bone fragment from the bone mass. In the case of misdiagnosis, however, further complications could arise, such as nerve irritation. Given proper treatment, these fractures often heal with little to no difficulties.

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