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Movable lump on head, seems to be fluid filled, small dent in skull at the site of lump. Tumor or cyst?

I have a lump on my head about 1/2 an inch it is moveable and there is a small dent in skull where the lump is. I am worried it might be a tumor . But don t know for sure what a tumor or cyst feels like. I am 33 and 5 3, 234lbs. When I touch the lump it feels like a little bit of fluid and moves when I roll it back and forth. ANy thoughts.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
It may be cystic,but get x ray skull/exAMINATION BY SURGEON/NEURO-SURGEON TO RULE OUT ANY BULGE FROM MENINGES (bRAIN COVERING MEMBRANE-MENINGOCOEL OR HEMANGIOMA)
Answered: Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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Dear mistirae,
As you have mentioned the mass is like the fluid. it might be cyst. The most comman lump on head is dermoid and epidermoid cyst. If it is tumor it could have hard . sometimes there might be the the fluid escaping from the brain . so to make clear better do xray head. if it is clear better have excision biopsy. its better for conformation and the treatment.do seek surgery
Answered: Thu, 2 May 2013
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