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I just had fusion of l4 l5 and they put a screw 10mm too long in the fusion

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they put a screw 10mm too long in the fusion i awoke screeming went to cat scan there they saw the screw was too long the cut me right back open a second time all within 1 1/2 hrs from original surgerey now i have drop foot on right side where i had no prob before

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