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complications from tram flap surgery

Had tram flap surgery 1999 for Breast cancer. Shortly afterwards feet stayed cold and started turning bluish black. Could this be from nerve damage during surgery? Have had vein and artery tests, all normal.
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962875 tn?1314210036
Hi,

Congratulations on being a long-term breast cancer survivor!

I have read many reports of complications related to tram flat surgery, but not this particular one.

The symptoms sound more like a vascular problem than possible nerve damage/impingement, so I' glad you've had  "vein and artery tests."

It would be difficult to determine after all these years just what triggered the problem, but if it has gotten progressively worse, it would be advisable to have a thorough medical workup, if you have not done so recently.

Congratulations on being a long-term breast cancer survivor!

Best wishes,
bluebutterfly
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