Name : Kenneth R. Wayner
Adult: dob 9/30/60
Location: New Bedford, MA
Area(s) affected: Right side outer wrist, including pinky and ring finger
For 40 or so years I had been trying to get somebody to remove my pinky finger (it is curled into my palm and has very little mobility). Thank someone, I am at least left handed. My problem is I am a welder/fabricator and I use my hands to make my living. With the right small finger curling into my palm, as you can imagine, I either bang it all the time or it just gets in my way. Sometimes the pain is incredible. I looked around my area to find someone who could help me figure out what was going on. Need I say, there was no help until I was finally referred to a Dr. Jesse Jupiter out of Mass General Hospital in Boston. Until that time my wrist was losing mobility and work was painful. After consulting Dr. Jupiter, a biopsy was taken. He removed two small bones from my wrist which has resulted in far greater mobility. Well long story short, I'm happy to finally put a name to this disease and have found out a wealth of information on this website. And I thank everybody whose history I have read and have learned a lot from.
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