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Swelling at ORIF site.

Patient: Hello Doctor: I had a left forearm both bone fracture and surgery for this almost one year back with plate and screws still in. There is a 4 x 5 cm area of slight swelling on the ORIF site now for the past few days with very minimal pain. Can I know what this is? Kindly help. Thanks in advance. The area is a bit hard to palpate.

 

 

Symptoms: Swelling at ORIF site, left forearm.

 

 

Doctor:

 


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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