Radioulnar Synostosis
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Lyrique10 posted:
How have people adapted to this?
Are there exercises that can be done to help with this?
My 2 year old daughter has it in her left arm.
Thanks!
Barbara
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hello Barbara and Welcome -

I am sorry to hear you and your daughter are struggling with this condition. I found a few discussions and resources that may be helpful -

Can't supinate left wrist
Ulna and radius fused together - Many responses with good real life experience.
Radial-Ulnar Synostosis - Medscape article
Treatment - Medscape

As Dr. Benaroch mentioned a university medical center may have a hand/upper extremity specialist that can follow and advise you on possible treatment and outcomes.

Please let us know if this is helpful and keep us posted,
Elizabeth
 
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Lyrique10 replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
Thank you so much for the links. I am trying to make an appointment for Boston Children's Hospital to get more answers specific to my daughter.
It is a huge relief to see that there is an online community for this.
Thank you for your attention!
Barbara
 
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Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff replied to Lyrique10's response:
Hi Barbara -

Good to know you are going to go to the Children's Hospital.

Be sure to let us know what you find out,
Elizabeth