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A 44-year-old male asked:

A lump has formed under the skin, upper abdomen, below breast bone, between the lower rib cage. slightly tender to the touch. weight lose of 20lbs?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Xiphoid: there is a structure of cartilage there, and hernias can develop there. Suspect weight loss has allowed you to feel the xiphoid bone better. Easy for your pcp to determine.
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