Deep Lump in lower leg
I discovered a lump in my lower leg a month ago, it appears only when I stretch the muscle and disappears when I stand so its deep not under the skin, its not painful ,and there is no changes on my skin not really big nearly 2cm.
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Dr. Harsha
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi there...such asymptomatic, subcutaneous swellings usually point towards a lipoma or neurofibroma. But other conditions like haematoma, antibioma, calcified cyst, malignancy should be ruled out to be safe. So kindly consult a general surgeon for further evaluation. If it's a lipoma or neurofibroma, they usually remain asymptomatic. No treatment is required unless they are troubling you. In such a case simple excision can be done to remove them.
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