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Learn about your deviated or deformed outer forearm bone, including causes and common questions. Or get a personalized analysis of your deviated or deformed outer forearm bone from our A.I. Symptom Checker. At Buoy, we build tools that help you know what’s wrong right now and how to get the right care.

Your Deviated or Deformed Outer Forearm Bone May Also be Known as:
Dislocated forearm
Dislocated wrist
Forearm bump
Forearm deformity
Forearm lump
Forearm mass
Forearm misshapen
Wrist deformity

Top 2 Deviated or Deformed Outer Forearm Bone Causes

  1. 1.Buckle Fracture of Distal Radius

    A buckle fracture of the wrist, also known as a torus fracture, is a condition that are most common in children aged 5-10 years due to the elasticity of their bones. This fracture occurs when force is applied to the radius (one of the two bones of the forearm), causing the bone to split along the growth plate.

    You should visit your primary care physician within the next 24 hours. The treatment for this kind of fracture is immobilization in a cast.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    constant forearm pain, pain in one forearm, forearm pain from an injury, wrist injury, swollen forearm
    Symptoms that always occur with buckle fracture of distal radius:
    forearm pain from an injury, constant forearm pain
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  2. 2.Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a form of arthritis that causes pain, swelling, stiffness and loss of function in your joints. It can affect any joint but is common in the wrist and fingers. RA is an autoimmune disorder, meaning that it is caused by the immune system incorrectly attacking the joints when it shouldn't.

    You should visit your primary care physician who will coordinate care with a specialist. RA is a complex disease, which can require prescription medication to help slow down the damage to your joints, as well as pain killers such as ibuprofen (Advil), or naproxen (Anaprox and Naprosyn). Exercise, especially swimming, can also help with pain and stiffness.

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    fatigue, depressed mood, muscle aches, joint pain, daytime sleepiness
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Deviated or Deformed Outer Forearm Bone

  • Q.Did you just suffer from a high impact injury (e.g., a fall or car accident)?
  • Q.About your [forearm], do you notice:
  • Q.How did your injury happen?
  • Q.Have you noticed any changes in your fingernails?

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Deviated or Deformed Outer Forearm Bone Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced deviated or deformed outer forearm bone were most often matched with:

    • 33% Rheumatoid Arthritis

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