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Lipoma on the clavicle, growing in size causing pain. Ultrasound was inconclusive. Worrisome?

Hi i have a lipoma on my clavicle , it has been growing in size and now superior to it i have some swelling , cant feel a lump just swelling and it tends to get sore and achy. I had an ultrasound yesterday which ahs come back inconclusive and are now being sent to see a specialist should i be worried. I had a FNA and that is how they diagnosed the lipoma.
Fri, 6 Jul 2012
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If the diagnosis of the swelling is established and the swelling is growing in size and causing complications it is advisable to get it removed by a surgeon at the earliest. Remember to get the resected specimen of the mass studied by a pathologist .
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