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Had lisfranc fusion 10 months ago. one screw is cutting into neighboring bone. going to ask for it to be removed. how are they typically removed?

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In surg: In operating room as a real operation but of course a much lesser one than the fusion itself.

Answered 4/8/2013

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Dr. Marshall Solomon answered

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Small incision: Can be removed with local anesthesia and removed with surgical hand screw driver.

Answered 4/13/2013

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PAIN?: Is the screw causing pain or affecting the outcome of the fusion? If not, I would leave it.

Answered 7/8/2016

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