A 22-year-old female asked:
excision of tumor soft tissue located deep underneath subcanteous tissue attach to outer table of skull, i'll be put to sleep for procedure i'm worrie?
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Neurosurgery 37 years experience
NO WORRIES: EXTERNAL TUMORS ARE VERY RARELY INVOLVING THE BRAIN. YOU SHOULD HAVE AN EXCELLENT AND THE PATHOLOGY IS TYPICALLY BENIGN.
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Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Excision of tumor: Ask the surgeon if he could do it under local anesthesia and sedation.
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Last updated Dec 31, 2016
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