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A 42-year-old female asked:

Hello i have a small lump on side of shin,tender to touch for about a month. i also have numbness in my big toe and dull achy pain to the knee?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes, I would definitely be seen for an accurate diagnosis. An MRI may give more information. It may represent a benign tumor that has gotten large enough to be pressing on the peroneal nerve, but miltie other possibilities as well.
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