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A 19-year-old female asked about a 19-year-old female:

What are the symptoms of an abdominal tumor under rib ?

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Dr. Stephen Strum
55 years experience
Tumor Sxs: Symptoms (Sxs) of an abdominal tumor are usually absent unless the tumor grows greatly in size. An abdominal tumor in the upper abdomen and deep to a rib would be unusual unless the patient had bulky disease (for example due to a primary liver tumor) . A key issue here is the physical exam and if any question then imaging (radiology) studies to rule out the presence of a tumor.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020

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