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What causes lump and bruises in spine of a 7 year old?

My Seven year old son over the last several weeks has had two small bruises on spine, seperate occassions. I have now just noticed a small lump on his spine, will try and see a doctor immediately for now do you feel that their is any need for concern. My son cannot remember hurting himself or bumping into anything.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014
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Hi..what is the site of the lump? Did it occur now or is it present since birth? It can either be lipoma noticed now or can be post traumatic swelling.
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