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What causes lump in crease between thigh and pelvis?

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Posted on Wed, 28 May 2014
Question: Toddler has a lump in crease between thigh, and pelvis. Possibilities?
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Answered by Dr. Guru (11 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Maybe swollen gland or enlarged lymph node or hern

Detailed Answer:
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Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic!

It may be swollen gland or enlarged lymph node or even inguinal hernia. However, a Physical examination is mandatory to assess this since there are variety of other causes that needs to be ruled out.

Enlarged lymph nodes may be due to reaction to pain or any small infection in lower limb.

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Wish you good health!

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What causes lump in crease between thigh and pelvis?

Brief Answer: Maybe swollen gland or enlarged lymph node or hern Detailed Answer: Hi, Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic! It may be swollen gland or enlarged lymph node or even inguinal hernia. However, a Physical examination is mandatory to assess this since there are variety of other causes that needs to be ruled out. Enlarged lymph nodes may be due to reaction to pain or any small infection in lower limb. Hope I have answered your query. If you are satisfied, you may now close the discussion and rate the answer. Wish you good health!