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Hard lumps inside elbow, no pain. History of temporal arthritis and PMR

A few small, sort of hard lumps inside elbow . No pain. about pea size. At the top of, and higher of elbow fold. No skin breaks or cuts on body. Noticed for about three weeks. Same color as skin. Thought they might be veins but they are not. 75 y.o. Female. History of temporal arthritis and PMR, only recently done and over with. still tapering prednisone at 1mg daily. Also have been losing prednisone weight, 42 pounds, 8 to go.
Asked On : Fri, 12 Oct 2012
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Hi lumps in the elbow can be neuromas it can be due to ur temporal arthritis or hansens disease or due to your age.
rule out hansens by looking for hypopigmented patches.
as such treatment is not required .if their is pain associated use short course of steriods
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