26-year-old woman from Yarambaba Estate, whose medication documents indicate
that she developed a boil at the right deltoid region which extend to the lower
part of the hand is seeking for assistance to undergo overseas treatment.
Medical reports indicate that equipped facilities where Penda Conteh’s sickness can be diagnosed are not available in the country so recommended for overseas treatment.
Report from the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital (EFSTH) in Banjul stated that Penda developed the sickness three months after birth. “The patient was taken to various health facilities but the healing process was slow accompanied with functional limitation of the right hand,” the reported stated.
The report further indicated that when examination was conducted on Penda, the body was stable and there was no obvious distress with a febrile, achy nose, nitric and her ABD was soft, and her MMS deformed the right hand and stiff immovable right elbow joint with scars and the tendons are flexed and rigid.
Penda is now appealing to individuals, government and private institutions to assist her to undergo overseas medical treatment as facilities here are not equipped to offer her further treatment. She was diagnosed with flexion contraction of the right wrist, secondary to chronic osteomyelitis.
She can be contacted on: 7017693/2361792 /3778630 or 9167935