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What causes a fatty bump on the back?

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Posted on Fri, 29 Jul 2016
Question: I have a fatty bump on the top of my back. Not sure what it's called
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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko (22 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Yoy have benign lipoma.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.

Thank you for the query.

Fatty bump is a lipoma. This kind of lump is benign. Usually does not hurt.
It can be removed due to cosmetic reasons. You may consult general surgeon.

Hope this helps.
Regards.
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What causes a fatty bump on the back?

Brief Answer: Yoy have benign lipoma. Detailed Answer: Hello. Thank you for the query. Fatty bump is a lipoma. This kind of lump is benign. Usually does not hurt. It can be removed due to cosmetic reasons. You may consult general surgeon. Hope this helps. Regards.