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Forum Name: Clots & Anticoagulants

Question: I have two large bumps on the inside mid thigh


 mb - Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:53 pm

Just wondering what this might be, it feels like two divots on the inside of my thigh, when I extend my leg you can see a divot. The thigh has been tender to touch and feels tight.
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Fri Aug 17, 2007 12:36 am

User avatar Hi Mb,

It is common to get areas of fat necrosis on the legs. These are basically areas where the subcutaneous fat has broken down causing the divot. It can be induced by trauma sometimes.

Usually, these areas are painless. If you are experiencing pain or redness in the area you may have a skin infection in the area. If this is the case I would recommend you see your doctor for an evaluation.

Best wishes.

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