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Did anyone else have their cerebellar tonsils removed during decompression surgery?

My post-surgical notes show that my cerebellar tonsils were "buzzed" using bipolar cautery during my decompression surgery in 2012.  I'm wondering if anyone else had this done and if there are any lingering problems.
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Hi reelman, mine were caturized...not fully removed.It was done to reduce the size, as my Dr explained it to me.....I also have a partially retroflexed odontoid so it was very tight in there....
May I ask what sort of lingering problems.....as you know, surgery will not reduce or eliminate all symptoms and it also depends on what other comorbid contiions you may have.....
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Mine were also cauterized. I have many lingering issues but I can’t say that is the cause of them. I’ve heard that it is essentially dead tissue because of the long term compression
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