A 33-year-old male asked:
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fell down stairs, banged shin last july. recently found hard lump in same area. gp took x-rays, says it's subcutaneous scar. chances of st sarcoma?

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Dr. Kaveh Karandish
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Trauma : it will be a low chance .
Answered on Oct 2, 2014
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