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Why would you have a bump on the back of your head?

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2007-11-07 15:25:22

If the lump/bony bump is indeed a permanent fixture near the

base of the skull, it's most likely the classic "External Occipital

Protuberance". If, however, this is a new growth on the skull, or

if you became aware of it due to sudden pain or swelling, or if it

is actually situated on your neck, it could be one of many other

things, such as a tumor or lymph node. This posterior (rear) view

and lateral view of a human skull may help. -

This is not the ideal forum for diagnosing medical

conditions. Only a physician can render a qualified


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