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Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an increasingly used surgical treatment for patients with movement disorders including dystonias. In this therapeutic modality, electrodes are being implanted in deep brain structures (mostly basal ganglia). The electrodes are being connected to an implantable pulse generator (IPG) through extension wires. The IPG is usually inserted in a subcutaneous pocket in subclavicular area.1 2
Seroma of the subcutaneous area around the IPG …
Contributors MB and MP executed the study. MR conceived and designed the study. MB, MP and AF revised the manuscript.
Competing interests None declared.
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