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My 7yr ols son has a hard bony lump on his chest near his clavical he had an xray and im worried sick as there was diffetent doctors lookin at it?

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Dr. Troy Reyna
Surgery - Pediatric
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In brief: Benign

Most chest bumps in that location are usually some type of congenital cyst or a ganglion.
If there is a history of trauma or a broken bone it could also be a callus from healing fracture.

In brief: Benign

Most chest bumps in that location are usually some type of congenital cyst or a ganglion.
If there is a history of trauma or a broken bone it could also be a callus from healing fracture.
Dr. Troy Reyna
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Dr. Mazen Ghani
Radiology

In brief: CT may be helpful

If the radiograph (xray) is negative or has a questionable finding, a limited low-dose ct scan of the chest may help assess the lump.

In brief: CT may be helpful

If the radiograph (xray) is negative or has a questionable finding, a limited low-dose ct scan of the chest may help assess the lump.
Dr. Mazen Ghani
Dr. Mazen Ghani
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