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Leg lump or mass

Also known as Lump On Leg

Leg 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 leg lump or mass are pyogenic skin infection, bruise, and sebaceous cyst. Other possible causes, such as skin polyp, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

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

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with leg lump or mass include bactrim, clindamycin, clemastine (tavist), colloidal oatmeal topical, chlorpheniramine (c.p.m.), erlotinib (tarceva), dorzolamide ophthalmic, lidocaine-prilocaine topical, ketamine, ciprofloxacin ophthalmic, sevelamer (renvela), cefadroxil and estrogens, conjugated (usp) / medroxyprogesterone .

Who is at risk?

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

Age

< 1 years
0.4x
1-4 years
1.0x
5-14 years
0.9x
15-29 years
1.2x
30-44 years
1.0x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.7x

Sex

Male
0.9x
Female
1.1x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
1.3x
Hispanic
0.7x
White
1.1x
Other
0.3x
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