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Dx w Left breast cancer. Had 10/30 radiation tx after lumpectomy with slb (0/3). Having shooting pain in L arm w/numb hand & shoulder pain.normal?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Not normal

The removal of the breast lesion would not cause hooting pain down the arm.
This is most likely related to the sentinel node removal which if adjacent to the chest wall may have caught long thoracic or thoracodorsal nerve resulting in temporary inflammation ih that region which should resolve.

In brief: Not normal

The removal of the breast lesion would not cause hooting pain down the arm.
This is most likely related to the sentinel node removal which if adjacent to the chest wall may have caught long thoracic or thoracodorsal nerve resulting in temporary inflammation ih that region which should resolve.
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