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Are there side effects of a corpus callosotomy?

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You may have these symptoms after surgery, but they generally go away on their own:

  • Scalp numbness
  • Nausea
  • Feeling tired or depressed
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty speaking, remembering things, or finding words
  • Paralysis, weakness, loss of sensation
  • Change in personality

From: Epilepsy and the Corpus Callosotomy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: New York University Langone Medical Center. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

SOURCE: New York University Langone Medical Center. 

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

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