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Scalp sores similar to pimples since brain surgery for seizures with titanium plates and screws. Any ideas?

My son had brain surgery for seizures in 2008, he has three titanium plates and numerous titianium screws, since his surgery he has experienced scalp sores similar to pimples , and the doctors don t know what it is. We wonder if he has an allergic reaction to titanium, or possibly a form of fungus, or Bacteria. Do you have any ideas?
Asked On : Thu, 25 Oct 2012
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Only your neurosurgeon after MRI ;other desired investigation or may be after seeking opinion from other experts will give definite opinion .
Such symptoms is known to occour where appliances are used and causes may be sensitivity ;poor quality of appliances suppplied by co.Just few days back an international hip replacement supplying co has been found guilty for supplying faulty applianced and have been heavily fined
I am not accusingly the present appliances supplying in present case I am just saying that it may be an un intended fault Neurosurgeon has to take a call on it and look into evey aspect
My advice is do not take treatment in your hand and not do not do treatment on guess work

Follow instructions and advice of neurosurgeon

Get well soon

Dr Lal
Answered: Sun, 8 Dec 2013
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