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Grafting done on lower leg does not look normal. Can it be corrected? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i wanted to know i have got grafting done to my left lower leg
User:hoever is do not look normal
User:the back side muscles look like heavy compare to other
User:is there any way it can be normal
User:because i find difficulty while siting on legs
Doctor:May I know the reason why the grafting was done?
User:because off accident complete muscles were dammaged
Doctor:Let me brief you.
Doctor:Yes, they can be corrected.
Doctor:you will first need to consult your doctor to know if the current grafting has any function issues associated or not.
Doctor:He/she can then refer you to a plastic surgeon if there is no functional problem.
Doctor:If there is a primary defect in the bone, it may or may not be rectified by a second surgery.
User:functional issues ?
Doctor:The success of orthopedic surgery depends on
Doctor:whether X-rays take following the surgery is alligned correctly and if there is any defect.
User:there was no damage to any bones
Doctor:If unacceptable defect is present, a repeat surgery may need to be performed.
User:however as per doctor he has suggested to wear skin tightening garments thats it
User:but i dont find difference in the muscles
User:so what do you suggest now
Doctor:I apologize, there seems to be a technical problem here.
Doctor:Can I discuss your concern over a phone?
Doctor:if yes, can you please confirm me your phone number?
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Hope I have solved your query.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
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