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What is the lump on my shin bone?

What is the lump on my shin bone?

Adamantinoma is a rare bone cancer. Most of the time, adamantinoma grows in the lower leg. It often starts as a lump in the middle of the shinbone (tibia) or the calf bone (fibula). Adamantinoma can also occur in the jaw bone (mandible) or, sometimes, the forearm, hands, or feet.

What does a shin tumor feel like?

You may feel a mild pain in your shin, as well as a firm but palpable mass in the shin area. The skin over this mass will be stretched and shiny.

Do shin bones have bumps?

When pressing in (palpating) along the inside of your shin, the area will feel painful and tender. In long term, chronic cases, you may feel lumps, and bumps along the inside of the tibia bone. This is because new bone grows in response to repeated trauma.

How do I get rid of a lump on my shin?

Rest, ice, compression, elevation (RICE) method

  1. Rest. Rest from all activities that cause you pain, swelling, or discomfort.
  2. Ice. Place ice packs on your shins for 15 to 20 minutes at a time.
  3. Compression. Try wearing a calf compression sleeve to help reduce inflammation around your shins.
  4. Elevation.

What causes lumps on bones?

A clavicle bone lump can be caused by a variety of conditions. The most common source of a lump over the clavicle bone is a healing bone fracture. Sometimes the lump is a lipoma, or a harmless fatty tumor that settles on top of the collarbone.

What causes knots on the body?

Knots — also called muscle spasms or trigger points —develop when a specific part of a muscle tightens up. These knots can be caused by poor posture, improper body mechanics, injuries or even stress. Several techniques can be used to decrease knots in your back muscles.

What is a bump on a bone?

Bone spurs (also called osteophytes) are smooth, hard bumps of extra bone that form on the ends of bones. They often pop up in the joints — the places where two bones meet.