A 25-year-old female asked:
The back side of my mothers head is getting little soft...when pressed with a thumb it goes little inside..why is it so?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Cardiac Electrophysiology 21 years experience
Encourage exam: Although it is possibly a normal finding, you should still have her go see her doctor for a thorough history and physical examination. Despite, the good description you've given, more information is needed, including an examination, to determine what this could be. Take care.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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