"Recovery from such an injury takes typically between four to six weeks," said Scotland team doctor James Robson.
Dr Robson also reported that wing Max Evans, who is on crutches and wearing an immobilising boot, was being sent for a scan when the team arrived back in Edinburgh this afternoon following the ankle injury that forced his substitution during the first-half of the match at the Millennium Stadium.
"Max will be seen by the specialist ankle surgeon John McKinley at Spire Murrayfield Hospital today and we will await a further update later this week," Dr Robson noted.
Two other players will also require medical monitoring this week, back-row forward David Denton, who has a foot injury, and debutant prop Ed Kalman (neck pain).
The Scotland squad will reconvene next week for their third match of the championship - against France at Murrayfield on Sunday 26 February (kick-off 3pm).
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