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A 59-year-old female asked:

7cm mass feels squishy& hurts causingleg to go numb. ultrasoud said has blood vessel inside. can this be cancer? 59y/o male.no other symptoms.pls help

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Dr. Paul Velt
Diagnostic Radiology 43 years experience
More information is: needed to help. Where on the leg is this? Behind the knee a Baker's cyst can feel like that. Lipoma could also be that way. Rather than speculation, imaging is needed. Ultrasound is an excellent way to begin. MRI even better. Speak to your doctor about your concerns and pathways to follow. Good luck

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