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Shin Tumor Symptoms
"tumor" literally translates as "mass", so even a fresh bruise could be called a "tumor". Doctors use the term "neoplasm" (tranlates literally as new growth) to describe tumors that are abnormal growths of cells. These may be benign or malignant; "malignant" = cancer. In everyday usage, we use "tumor" ...Read more
I was told I had a benign tumor on my shin, it got hit and bruised pretty bad the bruising has subsided but now it hurts when I stand at work?
Symptomatic: lesion irrespective of its benign nature requires excision or tissue diagnosis ...Read more
I was told I had a benign tumor on my shin after an X-ray on my knee. It got hit during a basketball game and had a bruise for a long time, the bruise?
My son has a hard quarter sized lump on the middle of his shin bone that is a little painful on palpitation. He is 14 and had a benign bone tumor diagnosed a year ago near his knee (can they do that without a biopsy?) thank you so very much in advance fo
Yes, to an extent,,,: Both of these exam techniques can be used to look for things like tumors and cysts. The X Ray is very often used for tumors of the bone and lung while the Ultrasound can be used for ovarian and liver lesions. ...Read more
My 4 yr old son's rt. Upper tibia MRI gives a probable diagnosis of osteo-fibrous dysplasia and not a tumor. What is osteo-fibrous dysplasia?
Very rare: Ossifying fibroma, also known as osteofibrous dysplasia, is a benign fibrous tumor with local aggressive behavior. Ossifying fibroma does not metastasize. It's very rare. I'd make sure that the people making that diagnosis really know what they are talking about and would consider a 2nd opinion if you're not already seeing a bone tumor expert. ...Read more
Many possibilities: You mother could have a primary bone lesion or a metastatic bone lesion. Correlation with the x-ray findings is essential for a correct diagnosis. Primary bone tumors include Osteochondroma,Giant cell tumor,Osteoid osteoma,Osteoblastoma and Enchondroma. In my experience more often than not a bone lesion is a metastatic lesion, a tumor that has traveled from somewhere else. Biopsy results soon. ...Read more
Painless lump: A lipoma is the most common fatty tumor. The main symptoms are a painless lump that can appear almost anywhere in/on the body. Often there are no symptoms and the lump is found incidentally during a different test ordered for another reason. Lipomas, if they are symptomatic, can be removed surgically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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