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A 47-year-old female asked:

I have a 1 1/2" bean shaped lump on my right shin under the skin, it is 4" below the knee to the left of my shin bone. its movable and not painful.

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 47 years experience
From your limited: description, it sounds like a lipoma or fibrolipoma. I cannot be sure without actual exam, so show it to your doctor just to be sure.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Varies: There are a number of possibilities from a bursa to a sebaceous cyst, lipoma, lymph node, etc. hard really to say more without actually seeing it. Consider being seen for an accurate diagnosis.
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Last updated Jan 5, 2019

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