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Small child, very thin, hard bone growth on top of clavicle, no pain. Causes?

my 5 year old daughter is skinny but healthy and very active i have seen her bones before but never noticed on her right side clavicle end toward center of the chest area she has a bonny lump feels pointy hard like if piece of hard bone growing on top of her clavicle i felt the other side and it dosent have that bump its smooth this one is not she said it dosent hurt what could this be.
Asked On : Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thank you for your query.

I appreciate your observation and description of the problem. However it is not possible to comment on the growth without a thorough examination and necessary investigations. I suggest that you consult your doctor who may refer her to an orthopedic surgeon, if required.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.


Answered: Sun, 21 Oct 2012
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Pediatrician Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty's  Response

Thanks for writing to health care magic.

Further examination and investigations may be required to comment on the growth.

Post examination your doctor may order a X ray.

There could be several causes for such a growth and its very difficult for me to comment on it.

Continue to ask further queries as required.
Hope this helps.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 4 May 2013
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