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My father fell on road, orthopaedic has recommended for MRI scan at right hand elbow, impression is distal triceps injury-complete tear/ avulsion of posterior component of triceps tendon, doctor advising for surgery on urgent basis, is it necessary? Càn we find any other treatments? Need clarity on complications and post surgery conditions.

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My father fell on road, orthopaedic has recommended for M...
Hello, as per the MRI report it's a complete tear of the tendon .So he will need a surgery. The only complication expected is stiffness of the elbow after immobilisation after surgery. But it can be easily solved with good physiotherapy when the surgeon calls for it.
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