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A 16-year-old male asked:

small bone hard bump on the bottom left of my rib close to the middle. doesn't hurt. what is this?

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Dr. Ayisha Gani
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Xiphoid process: There is small cartilage at the lower end of the sternum along the midline, is that what you feel?

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