Lump under jaw after sliding genioplasty

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elektrikkiss
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Lump under jaw after sliding genioplasty

#1 Post by elektrikkiss »

I had sliding genioplasty done and have lump under jaw. Im completely confused as to what it could be. Surgeon says scar tissue but im having a hard time believing that it as it feels like bone. Can anyone tell me whos experienced this wat it might be?

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Re: Lump under jaw after sliding genioplasty

#2 Post by snapdresser »

The place where they cut the bone and slide it forward usually leaves a bump in the bone from where the cut was made. See the attached picture, which is a little exaggerated but you get the point. Mine were very easy to feel post-op but over the years they’ve disappeared. They slowly smooth out over time.
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