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Lump on baby's back

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mumofhelen Fri 17-Aug-07 17:51:40

My ds (24 weeks) has a lump on his back. I noticed it about 2 months ago, but thought little of it. He's growing well, feeding well. No other problems. The lump is now getting more noticeable - especially when he sits up as he can sit up unaided. It's between the Thorasic and Lumbar vertebrae. Any ideas? I have booked an appointment with our GP but would like to be forwarned of the possibilities....

loopylou6 Sat 18-Aug-07 09:49:45

im sorry helen i have no idea, but thought i would bump this for u in the hope of someone more knowledgable seeing it

mumofhelen Sat 18-Aug-07 15:20:53

It's difficult to explain. The right hand side of his back is firmer than his left hand side. There's the backbone and then instead of a depression on the side (as on his left hand side), there's a sort of mound. You can't feel anything when he's lying down - it's only when he's sitting up or being held. His right hand side of his back feels more rigid then his left hand side. Very strange.

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