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Criteria of Torg et al for Successful Healing of a Metacarpal or Metatarsal Fracture

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Torg et al described criteria for successful healing of a fracture of the fifth metatarsal bone. This can also be applied to the other metatarsals as well as the metacarpals. The authors are from the University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University.

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