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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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MRI showed compound fracture in lower back. Suggested plasty surgery. Guide

my mom was diagnosed thru a recent M R I with a compound fracture.. lower back im assuming? pain travels. waiting to find out what is next.. the nurse mentioned something about a something "plasty" surgery? I don't know where to go with this or who.. please any input you can offer would be appreciated..

Wed, 27 Nov 2013
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Greetings of the day

It would be very helpful for us if you could provide us the detailed history and the reports
1. What are your mother complaints?
2. Any history of trauma
3. Where is the fracture mentioned?

Do get back to us with the detailed report.

Take care
Dr T Shobha
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