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Tibia and fibia broke. Lymph node in ankles were severed. Explain?

I was in a car accident 5 Years ago... My tibia and fibia broke and i had to get a rod from my knee to my ankle. I suffer from lyphodema now in that leg because the lymph nodes in my ankle were severed in the emergency surgery. Now on my shin I have a gold sized ball under the skin on my shin that is very sensetive and that area is very hard and dry. What could be going on?
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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I am not sure but i think it can be a callus. It is new bone formed at fracture site, it would be better if you can get a x ray done to confirm this. And i think lymphedema can not be due to lymphnodes being severed. I think you should get your doppler done to find out real cause behind this.
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