Name of patient: Ralph K Dain Jr
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adult: 44 years old
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Area(s) of body affected: First and second rib on the right side / First joint on index finger of right hand
was just diagnosed yesterday (8/22/2011) with Melorheostosis. It appeared in a
chest x-ray for pre-op testing for another issue. I have a significant mass on
my 2nd right rib and a smaller lesion on the 1st rib. Growth on index finger is
frequently uncomfortable but not unbearable. Fortunately, I am not experiencing
pain from rib issue at this time and am hopeful that it does not progress. Body
scan did not identify any other areas impacted. Currently, we are just
monitoring to see if condition progresses. No treatments have been undertaken.
Obviously, having just found out about this, I am trying to research as much as possible to see what others have reported.
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