Neurology Community
Titanium Mesh Plates
About This Community:

This forum is for questions and support regarding neurology issues such as: Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, Autism, Brain Cancer, Cerebral Palsy, Chronic Pain, Epilepsy, Headaches, MS, Neuralgia, Neuropathy, Parkinson's Disease, RSD, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Titanium Mesh Plates

My husband had a TBI five months ago.  His left frontal bone and frontal sinus were removed due to the damage.  The neurosurgeon placed a titanium mesh plate during the emergency surgery.  My husband complains of severe pain in the area of the plate constantly.  There is a bulging area on the right side of the plate, and that has been present since the date of surgery.  He complains of stretching and pulling feelings, as well as superficial pain when touching his forehead even the slightest bit.  Our neurologist is aware of this situation and is unaware of any issues that may arise with the plate this far out from surgery.  Do other patients have these complaints with this type of plate?  Is this something that will eventually cease?  
He also suffers from multiple seizures weekly.  He is on three different anti-seizure medications.  I realize that these types of patients can suffer from seizures, but am beginning to wonder if the plate would have any revelance to these.
Any suggestions?  
Related Discussions
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Neurology Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating: What Your Closet ...
Jul 09 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
Top Neurology Answerers
620923_tn?1405964489
Blank
selmaS
Allentown, PA
144586_tn?1284669764
Blank
caregiver222
Avatar_m_tn
Blank
Ball123
1689801_tn?1333986916
Blank
Dagun
Iceland
352007_tn?1372861481
Blank
LisaJF
1780921_tn?1384615710
Blank
flipper336
Chandler, AZ