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What should be the treatment for the painful lump on the spine of the scapula and its cause ? mum complain from a lump on the spine of her scapula it look like asweelling actually i don t know.what is these? my mum (55 years old)complain from a lump on the spine of her scapula or an area near it it located around these area and it was painful at first then pain is gone it look like aswelling actually i don t know.and we are so worry and mum have bad thought ....please help me and what s these?and what should we do?
Asked On : Fri, 23 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Sandy,

Welcome to HCM.
The lump on the back may be a lipoma, which is not dangerous.
However consulting a surgeon will be a better idea, to get the swelling examined and if indicated certain tests may have to be done.
Meanwhile don't worry and reassure your mother that it may be a simple swelling, but requires medical attention.
Wishing you and your mom, all the best.
Answered: Sat, 24 Sep 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome.The swelling could be a sebaceous cyst or lipoma or something else.Can't diagnose without seeing or getting an FNAC done.Consult a surgeon and then treatment modality can be decided.Good luck.
Answered: Sat, 24 Sep 2011
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