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Hard mass on sternum / rib

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I have a hard lump/mass on either my sternum or upper rib on the left side. It is about the size of a grape. It is painful, tender to the touch and sometimes feels like a burning sensation. I have scheduled an appointment with my physician. I was wondering if you have any ideas of what this could be ?
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replied May 13th, 2010
Bone Cancer Answer A12037
Thanks for using this forum...

The lump you are describing should be aspirated with a needle and the material sent for pathological examination;this is called FNAC,a relatively painless procedure.
This could be a lot of things but let positive thoughts come to your mind and rest assured it might be a false alarm...

Take care...


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