A 27-year-old member asked:
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my 7yr ols son has a hard bony lump on his chest near his clavical he had an xray and im worried sick as there was diffetent doctors lookin at it?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Benign: Most chest bumps in that location are usually some type of congenital cyst or a ganglion. If there is a history of trauma or a broken bone it could also be a callus from healing fracture.
Answered on Feb 7, 2012
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
CT may be helpful: If the radiograph (xray) is negative or has a questionable finding, a limited low-dose ct scan of the chest may help assess the lump.
Answered on Jul 8, 2012

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