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5th metacarpal jones fracture..
My 15 year old daughter injured by twisted toe during running. In X-ray 5th metacarpal Jones fracture detected.. As per local qualified doctor kachcha-plaster for 1 week have done which remove on 31 december 2020 . Now doctor ones again impose Articast plastic casting.. She is taking 1 tab. Shelcal-K OD How much time taken to her full recovery. Is the treatment line have perfect ? (X-Ray enclosed attached with)
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The X-ray does look like 5 th metatarsal base fracture. Immobilisation in a plaster for 6 weeks is standard treatment. Do continue the same.
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6 weeks.
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Jones fracture is best treated with a posterior plaster support (pop or fiberglass) for a week if there is a lot of swelling immediately after injury followed by a below knee cast x 2 more weeks It usually takes 3-4 weeks for fracture Union and further 3 weeks for consolidation Patient can usually walk on the walking cast after the first week. The treatment you have mentioned is correct. Have faith in your local doctor
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Cast care as it must have been explained to you Check vitamin D3 levels and start supplements if found deficient
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Repeat check Xray after cast removal
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