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A 43-year-old female asked:

Are there lymph nodes in lower back, near the pelvis and spine? i feel a moveable lump under skin surface - not visible to the naked eye.

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Lipoma?: Sounds like you palpated a lipoma or benign fatty tumor( non- cancerous). Unlikely area for lymph nodes. See your pcp for evaluation. Best of luck!
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