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Egg shaped lump on the back. No pain. What is it?

I am a massage therapist and noticed a smooth, egg-shaped and egg sized lump on a patient s back. It was not tender and was freely movable but with fairly defined edges. She had no idea it was there. I casually mentioned it andmavoidedmthe area but I want to be sure she checks it out as I m concerned. It may only be a benign cyst but, any ideas of what to tell her?
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Thank you for asking.
What you are describing is highly suggestive of a Lymphoma, a benign fatty tissue growth.
The effect of which is usually only cosmetic .
Answered: Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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