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Will there be permanent nerve pain after I have an iliac crest bone marrow aspiration?

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Dr. Karen Lawson
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Most likely not: Unless a nerve is accidently damaged during the procedure this is not a well known or frequently seen complication.
Answered on Jul 5, 2014
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Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Very unlikley
Dec 5, 2012

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