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How rare is it for a harrington rod to start ?Poking through surface of skin?
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
In brief: Not really rare
The tip can start to protrude through the skin surface as the muscle atrophies around the rod or if the tip comes unhooked or rod breaks, it can press against the skin causing the skin to thin and the tip protrudes.

In brief: Not really rare
The tip can start to protrude through the skin surface as the muscle atrophies around the rod or if the tip comes unhooked or rod breaks, it can press against the skin causing the skin to thin and the tip protrudes.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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