About 18 months ago, my wife had her hair caught in a printing press while it was running. Her hai was in a bun and it got caught in the ink rollers. It pulled her head in up to her skull pulling mostly towards the upper right side of her head. It was a miracle her scalp was not pulled off, because of the amount fo stress. She has stuck in the press for approx. 25 seconds before the press was stopped and she was freeded. While still in the stuck press, her face looked as if it was ready to rip off her skull. She was taken to emergency and then release but by the time she got home, her face and scalp had turned black and blue and had swollen. She looked like Rocky after his fight with Apollo Creed.
Since then , she has been seen by several doctors. She complains of pain in the injured area of her head ,(not to be confused with a head ache). She also complains of numbeness in the same area as if her scalp was not attached to her head. The doctors have tested her for feeling in the said area by gently pricking her with a pin and she does not feel it, yet when they probe the non injured area, she usually will flinch and states she can feel it.
Is this common for this type of injury and are there any doctors the are familar with this type of injury and treatment.
She has been to neurologist, pyschologist, pain specialist, ect, but they do not have the expertise in the particular problem.
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