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Lump on scapha, painful to touch, not noticeable in mirror. What could be this?

I Have a Sort of lumpish feeling on my Scapha, everytime i touch it it sends alot of pain ....and when i see it on the mirror it s not really noticeable
Asked On : Sun, 25 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi ,

Thanks for the query.

I completely understand your concern and I hope I am able to help you for the same.

Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help.

You seem to have developed either a lipoma or a bony swelling of the scaphoid.

You should get yourself assessed by a surgeon of orthopedic doctor soon.
Lipomas are usually harmless swellings though, but its differentiation is necessary.

Painful lipomas need surgical removal.

Take care

Wishing you speedy recovery

Dr Geetika Paul
MD( Dermatology)
Answered: Tue, 19 Nov 2013
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