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Arm lump or mass

Arm lump or mass is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of arm lump or mass are pyogenic skin infection, lipoma, and sebaceous cyst. Other possible causes, such as molluscum contagiosum, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with arm lump or mass often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), examination of breast, excision, wound care management, biopsy, incision and drainage, ultrasonography and other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with arm lump or mass include benzoyl peroxide topical, hydralazine / hydrochlorothiazide / reserpine, chlorpheniramine / phenylephrine / phenyltoloxamine, danazol, saxagliptin (onglyza), insulin, glulisine, human (apidra), bupivacaine / epinephrine, colloidal oatmeal topical, fluorouracil topical, calamine topical, fluocinolone topical, sulfamethoxazole (bactrim) and rabies vaccine (obsolete) .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for arm lump or mass include .

Age

< 1 years
0.4x
1-4 years
0.6x
5-14 years
1.2x
15-29 years
1.3x
30-44 years
1.1x
45-59 years
1.2x
60-74 years
0.7x
75+ years
0.4x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
1.0x
White
0.9x
Other
1.2x
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