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My cousin has collar bone fracture
Doctor has suggested 2 different options - one plate fixture and other wire one Not sure of pros and cons and which one to go for Can someone help in this regards
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Latest recommendation for collar bone fracture is surgery if there is significant displacement, or associated skin problem, or problem to nerves and blood vessels arising due to fracture fragments. If the fracture falls in the above mentioned categories, then surgery is preferable. For a minimally displaced fracture, surgery is not needed
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The surgeon is the best decision maker in this case. It all depends on the type of fracture.
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If required take a second opinion
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Hello. Most collar bone fractures can be treated non-operatively and some need surgery depending on fracture displacement and affection of skin/nerves. If would be helpful to discuss history & symptoms and see X-rays to give a specific opinion. Dr M Vashishtha FRCS, dr-MV.com, Bangalore
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