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Dinner Fork Deformity Of The Wrist
Madelung's deformity: This can be a congenital or an acquired deformity of the wrist. The congenital deformity may be complex with the distal radius being longer than the ulna with an angular deformity of the distal radius causing significant functional impairment of the upper extremity. The acquired deformity may be a madelung's plus or minus deformity with the radius being longer or shorter. ...Read more
Madlung's deformity: You would need to see an orthopedic hand specialist for evaluation and possible surgery. ...Read more
I have madelung wrist deformity in both my wrists. Is there any chance it could affect other joint?
Eva;: If you have incurred trauma to your wrist with pain - that is a possibility. Without trauma - you could have a cyst, arthritis or other causes. The only way to accurately determine if you have sustained a wrist fracture is through medical evaluation and often an x-ray is indicated. ...Read more
What's causing my pain in the lower pelvic bone. I also have pain running down the sides of my hips. I have lwd and madelung wrist deformity?
Possibly a sciatica: A sciatica is caused by an irritation of a nerve in the back that then can cause pain that runs down the leg like you are describing. There are also potentially other causes as well. Usually a detailed history and exam can determine the cause. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
My wife had sushi for dinner last nite today she has wrist & knee pain with a rash. Could this be allergic reaction. Is a doctor visit recommended?
Doctor visit needed: Schedule an appointment with an immunologist. Get a thorough list of ingredients in the sushi she ate. Joint swelling and pain is not a typical allergic reaction (type i hsr). Blood and skin testing might be warranted and an Epipen might be prescribed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Baby had joint deformity in wrists & ankles.Fracture proximal tibia, milt bowing right femur & pelvic tilt.No spinal deformity.What causes this?
Stabbed myself last night (deep) with a clean fork in the wrist (accident.) slight blood, light swelling. Hand cold and weak today. Advice?
Go to ER: If you are attributing the cold and weak hand to the accidental fork-stick in the wrist, then that would be from swelling impacting blood flow and the nerves to hand. This is a time-limited problem, which can result in permanent loss of function if present. Get it evaluated to be sure. ...Read more
I am in the navy and a corpsman told me my pain in my wrist is from over working it. I have had this for over a year in both wrists. What could it be?
Many possibilities: The location of your pain will help narrow down your diagnosis. Common causes of wrist pain include but not limited to tendinitis, strains/sprains, nerve compression and even fractures. Oversue injuries generally cause inflammation of tendons however, other possibilities remain. Therefore proper examination and evaluation by an orthopedist can help diagnose and treat the problem. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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