Lump In The Area Behind The Right Knee?
Afternoon doctor, I am a 35-year-old mother. Behind the right leg of my knee there is a rather large lump, irregular shape, hard, .. I know 2.5 months ago. And since I know it’s been like that, until now it’s still the same size. Sometimes my legs feel achy, but it doesn’t hurt. I have already gone to the surgeon, he said to have surgery first to find out whether the tumor was malignant or not. to find out what the lump is. Like a blood check, etc. My belief: What is the name of the lump disease? Should it be operated directly to find out whether it is malignant or not? What is the cause? How is the treatment?
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The condition of a bump in the knee area can occur due to several things that might occur namely
Hypertrophic scars are usually if there is a history of previous injuries in the same place
Lipoma or benign fat tissue tumor
Atheroma cyst or blockage of the sweat glands
Ganglion cysts are usually sacs that form joint areas that contain joint fluid
Benign tumors usually do not grow fast
Malignant tumors usually grow quickly accompanied by other symptoms such as fever, decreased body immunity, decreased BB
This should be checked by a doctor and usually the doctor will do a physical examination directly on the lump and supporting several supports that could be an option is
Ultrasound, CT scan or MRI to see the type of lump and filling in the lump
Blood labs in some conditions can show signs of inflammation or markers of a malignancy
Surgery and taking tissue (biopsy) is the best examination or called the gold standard because of tissue samples will be seen directly on cells whether benign or malignant.
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Thus the information that I can convey. May be useful