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15 Nov 2004

Growth on skull
A few months ago I noticed something protruding from my skull, under the skin at the back of my head. It is getting larger all the time although at a slow rate. It isn't a boil or something like that but feels slightly spongy and can't move much. It is not painful unless I press on it.

What is it likely to be? Would it require removal by surgery?
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

CyberGeek, it sounds like a lipoma from this side of the screen, but I can’t guarantee it. The best would be to see your doctor and probably to have it removed as a lipoma will only keep on getting bigger. Good luck.
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