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Dry and scaly lump under ankle. What can it be?

Hi doctor! Im very worried i had this size pea perfect rounded dry scaly kind of lump on my right unckle just under it... I went to my GP and he scared me by saying that he has never seen something like this before and he wants to refere me to a skin specialist as soon as possible!! What can it be its been there for years it does not change not bleed!???
Asked On : Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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Hi Yiota,
Thanks for posting your query.
It seems you have either a bony growth or a cyst at that site.
Due to prolonged contact with shoes or footwear it has started getting scaly.
There are other differential diagnoses like melanoma, metastases, lipoma, neurofibroma etc..
I think you should get examined by an experienced physician and get investigated and treated if indicated.
Hope I have answered your query.
If you have any questions I will be happy to answer.
Answered: Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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