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can you tell me what it mean if all your fingers overlap your thumb around your wrist, including your pinky?

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Dr. Martin Morell
28 years experience Rheumatology
It: May be joint hypermobility syndrome or ehlers-danlo.
Answered on Feb 17, 2014
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Small boned: If your index finger and thumb overlap around the skinniest part of your wrist, it means that you have a relatively small skeletal frame. People who are large framed will see a gap between those fingers when they try to wrap them around the wrist. Medium framed will have the two ends of the fingers touching with no overlap or gap.
Answered on Feb 17, 2014

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