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The avulsion injury — where a chunk of bone breaks off its larger piece — caused him to miss the world championships.
Mallory suffered an avulsion fracture, nothing with long-term effects, but enough for him to initially be ruled out for the entire season.
Some cases will have an avulsion fracture where the muscle pulls off a bit of the bone it was attached to.
Goodale had the role of a victim with an eye avulsion.
That July, Fallon suffered a grueling ring avulsion after tripping and falling on a rug in his home.
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