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Inflamed sciatic nerve after iliac bone biopsy

Hello,
at the end of June I performed a MRI scan control which revealed a slight increase of 5mm - after almost 4 years - of an injury to the left iliac bone, already considered benign and compatible with hemangioma, which has become 15mm from the previous 10mm.

I was subjected to a biopsy of the left iliac bone on 13.07 ... during the procedure, unfortunately at one point I screamed as I fear they "pinched" the sciatic nerve, in fact I had contracted immediately after the left leg.

The good news is that the result of the cytological examination always suggests hemangioma - despite not having completely dug into the bone as they wanted, but that's enough.

Now in the biopsy area I have a small hematoma that is deflating and that's fine, but the left leg has continuous waves of pins / pains that intermittently affect the left buttock, left thigh, knee, calf up to the ankle ... I think it is a procedure-related inflammation of the sciatic nerve (which I have never suffered from).

I'm taking some anti-inflammatories and waiting.
What do you think ? Maybe some infiltration of ozone could speed up ?

Many thanks and best regards
Ale
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Not an expert, so no substitute for your surgeon, but that is definitely what sciatica feels like.  I've had it twice.  Mine was probably -- they never found the source on a diagnostic -- from a small part of the hip called the periformis, which when inflamed often hits the sciatic nerve.  But it can also come from a problem with the hip, although this does sound more like sciatica, or from the lower back.  Any inflammation that hits the sciatic nerve enough can cause it.  If inflammation from the surgery caused it, which is very possible, one would hope that inflammation would eventually go away, but inflammation in joint areas or core muscles can often be very stubborn and in that case physical therapy exercises should help assuming the surgeon didn't mess up and hit something he shouldn't have, which is extremely common.  Can't say what it is, but having had it, can say what the possibilities might be for discussion with your surgeon.  If you don't get good answers, see a different surgeon.  Peace.
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