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What are the risks of lesionectomy?

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Lesionectomy risks include:

  • Problems that can happen with any surgery, including infection, bleeding, and an allergic reaction to anesthesia
  • it might not relieve seizures
  • Swelling in the brain
  • Damage to healthy brain tissue Talk with your doctor about the risks and benefits if you're considering this operation. Ask questions so you know what's involved.

From: Epilepsy and Lesionectomy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

SOURCE: Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on July 07, 2018

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