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A 33-year-old female asked:

I've pain below skull on left side of spine.possible lump. had normal brain mri. pain also in left lower neck, shoulder and arm. what is this?

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Dr. Douglas Bourgon
Radiology 23 years experience
Hard to say: Any possible lump should be further evaluated by your PCP as well as with possible imaging. Your prior brain MRI may or may not have included this area on the margin of the skull and you'll need a consult to see if your area of concern was covered on that MRI scan.
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