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Fracture of Right Ischeal and Pubic Ramus: Symptoms and Treatment

About

Breaking of the lower pelvic (hip) bones.

Only 3% of all fractures in adults are pelvic fractures, and the majority of the pubic rami fractures are in the anterior ring. (1),(2)

- Treatable by medical professionals
- Medical diagnosis is required
- Laboratory tests and imaging are often required
- Medium term: Resolves in 1-3 months

Ischium (sit bones) and pubic rami (thin and flat bones) form part of the anterior pelvic ring. The fracture is often caused by physical trauma, like road accident or fall from standing. They could be atraumatic too, resulting in delayed diagnosis. Osteoporosis, where bones become weak and brittle, is a risk factor, long-distance runners also being at risk.

Ages affected: Most affected: 50+

Symptoms

Medically-diagnosable

The symptoms of fractures are mostly hard to avoid.

People may experience
Pain: Aggravating during activities
Affected areas: With pain are the hip region, lower back, groin, and legs
Abdominal pain
Numbness or tingling: In groin or legs
Difficulties: In urinating, walking, and standing
Bleeding: From vagina, urethra, or rectum

Treatment

Self-care: A lot of bed-rest will be required. You may have to undergo physical therapy and use crutches or wheelchair.

Medications: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications and prescription painkillers in addition with anticoagulants or blood-thinners to prevent clot-formation.

Specialists: An orthopedic surgeon will be required for surgery to put back and hold the broken bones with internal devices called pins (surgical screws), compression screw, and side plates. Tell us your symptoms and mfine shall connect you with the best orthopedics instantly for a wholesome treatment.

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