I had MVD surgery on 12/27/2012 for TN, since then I have had extreme pain in my lower back and back of my right thigh, my neurosurgeon said it may be from the lumbar drain to the nerve, the neurologist said no its not. My question is what conditions could result from surgical nerve injury?
Did you have a plate put in to cover the hole? It would almost certainly be titanium. Titanium allergy can cause those symptoms. There is a lab called Melisa (google and it will come up) that tests for titanium allergy. I've been sick for 6 years following this surgery and getting worse. Just tested positive to this allergy and now seeing if it's at all possible to have plate removed.
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