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A 17-year-old male asked:

Do i have a bone bruise? i had the top of my foot crushed in a soccer game: 2 weeks later, top is still swollen and bone has a bump. x-rays negative.

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Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Family Medicine 34 years experience
Ortho: If there is a bump that wasn't there before, there may have been a subtle fracture that didn't show on the initial films. When bone heals, it forms a bump called a callus. Might see orthopedics and have additional imaging studies as recommended
Last updated Apr 25, 2015


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