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A 51-year-old female asked:

I have a palpable lump underarm on teres major. it sends a lot of aching and some numbing down my arm. 3 months. ultrasound and ct show nothing. 4 yr breast cancer survivor. doctors see its not cancer and dismiss. but what is it? the aching terrible?

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Dr. Arnold Lentnek
Dr. Arnold Lentnekanswered
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Concerned: Difficult to say for sure but neither Ultrasound nor CT scan are awfully sensitive for metastatic disease. Sight unseen, would recommend PET-CT scan or MRI scan to better evaluate. Check (again?) with your Oncologist
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