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Is it common that your long thorasic nerve is damaged during

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is it common that your long thorasic nerve is damaged during a lymph node dissection?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. S.A.Alam replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for your question, it is not common but does happens in a several patients after deep lymphnode biopsy. physical therapy helps to recover a number of these patients.