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Is it abnormal for a lump to form on the lumbar spine three weeks after a lumbar laminectomy?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: YES

There may be scar forming over the spines process or hematoma.
Needs 2 b looked @ 2 b sure it's not an accumulation of spinal fluid or a low grade infection. C ur surgeon.

In brief: YES

There may be scar forming over the spines process or hematoma.
Needs 2 b looked @ 2 b sure it's not an accumulation of spinal fluid or a low grade infection. C ur surgeon.
Dr. Peter Ihle
Dr. Peter Ihle
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes

It is not normal but can happen due to a fluid collection forming known as a seroma or another type called a hematoma which usually resorb on their own.
A spinal fluid leak can cause this or an infection but there would be other symptoms. As the tissue swelling goes down you may feel lump that is just a bony process remaining above & below the level where that bone was removed feeling like a lump.

In brief: Yes

It is not normal but can happen due to a fluid collection forming known as a seroma or another type called a hematoma which usually resorb on their own.
A spinal fluid leak can cause this or an infection but there would be other symptoms. As the tissue swelling goes down you may feel lump that is just a bony process remaining above & below the level where that bone was removed feeling like a lump.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes it is?

Most likely you some complications check it out?

In brief: Yes it is?

Most likely you some complications check it out?
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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