Aberdeen have confirmed that defender Andrew Considine has broken his leg in the win against Dundee.
The 25-year-old was injured after 31 minutes of the game at Dens Park before being carried off on a stretcher.
Manager Craig Brown described the injury as "serious" in his post-match interviews and it has now been confirmed as a break.
A message on the club's official Twitter feed read: "We have just heard the sad news from the hospital that Andrew Considine's injury has been confirmed as a broken leg.
"Everyone at AFC wishes Andrew a speedy recovery."
Considine has made 22 appearances for the Dons this season.