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Jordan
A 23-year-old male asked:

I want to ask can i had surgery to relieve a congenital bump at the top of the skull left side, and is it possible to replace the bone with titanium ?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Time for consult: There are cranial surgeons that have experience reshaping a skull. You need to investigate a cranio-facial center in your region & check out their programs. Exams, specialized ct scans and a thorough discussions of the risks & benefits of any procedure would be part of the process. It may or may not be what you want, but could be.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Yes: The congenital bump can be removed by a plastic surgeon or a neurosurgeon. They may not need to replace the bone with a titanium plate, though this depends on the reason for the bump.

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