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Harrington rods and complications
Hello @peggyparker and welcome to Mayo Clinic Connect. It must be very frustrating to be still going through your daily pain after 10 years. How did it come to be that your doctor at the time put rods in your back without your consent?
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WELL I consented to surgery we just didnt discuss in detail his plan for me, this was my 4th surgery i kept getting infection on hardware and they would have to remove it and replace it was just a little 4×4 plate and some screws, so when i woke it dying in pain , i found out he put harrington rods in telling me i had
Osteomalacia and the rods would protect my spine from softening
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