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What causes swollen wrists?

Hi there, i have a 13 month old baby who is corrected age is 10 mths .. she is 7.2 kilo and 72cm long she is being tested for failure to thrive due to the percentiles not matching up, however she woke this morning with both of her wrists swollen her right more than her left, there is no bruising and now seem unsure as to what may cause this. she also has clicky hip and is extremely hyperflexible kind regards
Thu, 29 Jul 2021
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Hello,

The swollen wrists and hyper-flexible joints can be related to congenital defect like osteogenesis imperfecta. Do consult a pediatric orthopedic for proper diagnosis.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Praveen Tayal, Orthopedic Surgeon
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What causes swollen wrists?

Hello, The swollen wrists and hyper-flexible joints can be related to congenital defect like osteogenesis imperfecta. Do consult a pediatric orthopedic for proper diagnosis. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Praveen Tayal, Orthopedic Surgeon