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What causes a painful lump underneath the ribcage?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Varies

There area many possibilities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause.
Potential causes include a superficial problem with the rib itself, or something deeper such as: a thoracic radiculopathy, gallbladder, lung, andgi problems to name a few. Consider being checked. Thank you.

In brief: Varies

There area many possibilities and usually a detailed exam and appropriate studies can determine the cause.
Potential causes include a superficial problem with the rib itself, or something deeper such as: a thoracic radiculopathy, gallbladder, lung, andgi problems to name a few. Consider being checked. Thank you.
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