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Lump below the right knee - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   My 4 year old son has a "bony lump" under his right knee. Should this be anything to worry about?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   does he have any symptoms or difficulty because of the bony lump ?
User :   None whatsoever. No pain, itching...
Doctor :   is it from child hood or recently noticed ?
User :   Just noticed this past weekend. It is hard and does not move at all.
Doctor :   may be a small bony growth, if it is not causing any symptom like pain walking difficulty, visible bending or deformity of the leg
Doctor :   than it can be ignored
User :   Just watch for symptoms and/or changes?
Doctor :   if at all there appears symptoms than you need to consult an orthopedics
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