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A 35-year-old female asked:

A small lump appeared suddenly near the inside of my elbow, about 2 weeks ago. dr said its lipoma, it & area around are painful, could it be sarcoma?

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Dr. Marwan Akasheh
Hematology and Oncology 41 years experience
Lump dilemma: Lump inside the elbow which is painful can have several causes starting from lymph node, lipoma, cystic mass and the list goes on if we look at the given info; pain, sudden onset favor tendinitis with fluid collection from a strenous exercise more detailed history and skilful exam can clarify the matter.Sarcoma is very unlikely with this history ultrasound of the mass can provide helpful info.
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