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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Hello, an elderly 88 year old man with extreme pain

Hello, an elderly 88 year old man with extreme pain in his wrist and hand, swollen , very hot to the touch and very red. Have ruled out fracture, unless it is possible to have a spontaneous fracture in the wrist. Gout? He has no history of RA. Claims he did not injure it in any way. Woke up and it was like this. No spider bite site either.
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
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