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A 27-year-old male asked:

bumped tibia mid-july. have hard lump on same area. gp took x-rays and said it's subcutaneous scar. this possible? afraid of soft tissue sarcoma.

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Depends: If you had a pretty severe blunt injury to the tibia, a bone contusion can occur which can be associated with a "lump" in that area that should gradually resolve. If it was a minor injury and you have a pretty large growth in that area, you may want to have it looked into further. An MRI would be the test of choice to do so.

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