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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Exp 50 years

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Suggest treatment for painful lump on the sternum area

Hi Doctor had a small round lump on the sternum area painful and palpable, had ultrasound , now requesting I have biopsy suggesting I have sebaceous cyst , history of fibrdomas cysts and had a bilateral subcutaneous mastectomies in 1989 I am post menapausal and had mammogram clear in February this year, feeling anxious
Thu, 1 Oct 2015
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hi there.

Nothing to suru about. Sebaceous cysts are quite common. Get an Ultrasound as well as a biopsy. Surgical excision may be done once biopsy proved.
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