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mengioma tumor-skull base

Hello Doctor,
I had a mengioma removed in April 2012. In July of 2012 I had compliations in regard to the plate or screws that were used to support the mesh. Here it is april of 2013 and I am having the same problem. When you touch my scalp you feel something moving inside. The pain is bad and persistent. I had this pain for 4 weeks now.  I am scheduled for surgery  in 2 weeks. The neurosurgeon is going to remove the screws and maybe put cement. He thinks I might be senesitive to the screws.

I would appreciate your opinion on this matter.

Thank you
LULU
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Thank you Lulu,

It is very rare that people have problems with the screws, but I agree with the plan. If they are moving and causing problems it is better to use another strategy.
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