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What are the side effects of a lesionectomy?

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Side effects of a lesionectomy vary depending on the location and extent of the lesion and the tissue removed. The following side effects may occur after surgery, although they generally go away on their own:

  • Scalp numbness
  • Nausea
  • Feeling tired or depressed
  • Headaches
  • Difficulty speaking, remembering, or finding words
  • Weakness, paralysis
  • Change in personality, memory loss

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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