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My baby has a soft moveable bean-like lump at the back of her head?
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Dr. Patrick Hieber
Pediatrics
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In brief: Lymphnode
I am asked about this all the time! in most instances these are small lymph nodes overlying the posterior skull and have no medical significance.
The simplest solution is to ask your pediatrition to examine the area to rule out any serious pathology ; this could include reactive nodes secondary to a scalp condition and more generalized abnormalities of the lymphatic system.

In brief: Lymphnode
I am asked about this all the time! in most instances these are small lymph nodes overlying the posterior skull and have no medical significance.
The simplest solution is to ask your pediatrition to examine the area to rule out any serious pathology ; this could include reactive nodes secondary to a scalp condition and more generalized abnormalities of the lymphatic system.
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