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My son has a hard quarter sized lump on the middle of his shin bone that is a little painful on palpitation. he is 14 and had a benign bone tumor diagnosed a year ago near his knee (can they do that without a biopsy?) thank you so very much in advance fo

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Dr. James Rochester
Family Medicine 27 years experience
Needs eval: x Ray and possible mri/bone scan helpful. Based on exam and imaging orthopedist can discuss with you whether biopsy indicated. Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R
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Dr. Celia Remy
Dr. Celia Remy commented
Aesthetic Medicine 25 years experience
I agree, first get the xray, that will help determine what the next step is, if any.
Jun 30, 2015
Last updated Jun 30, 2015

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