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What could be a lump under the skin on neck which is getting bigger with no pain ?

my daughter has a lump under the skin on the neck . its at the front, jusy above the collar bone and feels pointy like a grain of rice . i went to my gp but she said its nothing. it is getting bigger. my daughter is in no pain, what is it?
Asked On : Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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Could be an Osteochondroma which is a Benign bony lump seen in some kids. These lumps occur around knee or shoulder, sometimes ribs, associated with growing kids. An Xray will show the diagnosis. If causing symptoms, it can be shaved off by an orthopaedic surgeon.
Answered: Thu, 22 Mar 2012
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