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A 16-year-old member asked:

15 y/o male. hard lump on back of head, doesn't move, feels like bone, feels like dent under "lump" making it feel raised. doc said lymph node?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
Enlarged: lymph nodes in that area are generally from SCALP sores which when scratched ca become infected! However, the SKULL often has raised areas which are NORMAL!! Sounds like you need a definite answer and this could involve xrays. If it is a lymph node and persists WITHOUT "simple" explanation a biopsy would be indicated! Hope this helps! Dr Z

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