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Small, flat, spongy place in neck, had complete hysterectomy. Concerned?

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I have a small flat spongy place at the base if my neck in the middle of my collarbone. I haven't noticed until a few weeks ago. I am a 50 year old female - had a complete hysterectomy 5 years ago. Should I be concerned? XXXXXXX
Posted Fri, 27 Apr 2012 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Rhea Chanda 1 hour later

Thanks for your query.

Kindly provide some more information about your problem.
Where exactly is the 'spongy place'?
Is it like a lump or a swelling? How big is it?
Does it move? Does it cause pain/restrict movement?
Were any tests done?

As such collar bone is a flat bone and is not strong as other limb bones. The Hysterectomy procedure may not be related with this complaint.

Further details may help in assisting you further.

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