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Lumps on your body? Here are 13 conditions you could have!

Many of us suffer from lumps or swelling in the body. They can be small or large in size.

Here are the common conditions which you may have.

1. Lipoma - it is a collection of immature fat under the skin, which is most common benign tumor.

2. Sebaceous Cyst- due to blockade of sebaceous glands it's collection starts accumulating under the skin forming a cyst. Which can eventually become infected and sometimes burst open with foul smelling discharge.

3. Dermoid cyst-Generally present since birth. It is a sequestration cyst developes at the line of embryonic fusion.

4. Hemangioma- it is a swelling due to vascular malformations can be capillary, arterial or venous origin.

5.Papilloma- it is a simple pedunculated overgrowth of all layers of skin.

6. Fibroma - tumor of fibrous tissue. Can present at any location in body because wast spread of fibrous tissue.

7. Neurofibromas - usually multiple swellings of neural and fibrous elements.

8. Infected swellings - these are painful red swellings occur because of infection for e.g. Boil(furuncle), Carbuncle, folliculitis, cellulitis and abscesses.

9. Traumatic swelling- e.g hematoma ( collection of blood) , implantation dermoid.

10. Keloids/ hypertrophic scar- these swellings occurs as result of excessive healing with fibrous tissue of any wound.

11.Corn- circumscribed horny thickening of the tissue, cone like shaped.

12.Warts- patches of overgrown skin with hyperkeratosis.

13. Malignant swellings- one should suspect malignant swelling if it is

Irregular in shape, rapidly increasing in size, recently becomes painful or associated with restrictions of activities, usually fixed to underlying structures.

One should visit doctor immediately if he or she observs such findings.

Any swelling or lump in the body should not be ignored. We at Lexinia Surgical Clinic, provide services with accurate diagnosis and best possible management of the any swellings in the body.

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