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A 19-year-old male asked:

I have had a small lump/bone now in the back of my head where the skull dips in, it is painless to touch and it hasnt grown at all, healthy 19 male?

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Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 36 years experience
Occipital skull: This is a normal part of the skull anatomy. Sometimes there is a protuberance of the skull where the muscles from the neck inset. This can lead to a lump of bone. No need to worry.
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