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6 Potential Skin Colored Mass on Lower Leg Causes

Disclaimer: The article does not replace an evaluation by a physician. Information on this page is provided as an information resource only, and is not to be used or relied on for any diagnostic or treatment purposes.

  1. 1.Wart

    Warts are non-serious skin growths caused by a virus that infects the top layer of the skin. They are contagious.

    78% go away in 2 years

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin colored mass on lower leg, painless lower leg bump, small lower leg lump, scaly lower leg bump
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment
  2. 2.Skin Cyst

    An epidermoid cyst is a closed sac under the skin filled with a cheese-like or oily material. It is caused by trauma or surgery.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    skin colored mass on lower leg, marble-size lower leg lump, small lower leg lump
    Symptoms that always occur with skin cyst:
    skin colored mass on lower leg
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch
  3. 3.Lipoma

    A lipoma is a noncancerous growth of fatty tissue cells. A lipoma can develop in almost any organ of the body although they are most commonly found in the subcutaneous layer just below the skin.

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin colored mass on lower leg, marble-size lower leg lump, small lower leg lump
    Symptoms that always occur with lipoma:
    skin colored mass on lower leg
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor

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  4. 4.Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum Contagiosum is a common viral infection of the skin that usually affects young children, sexually active young adults, and patients with a weakened immune system.

    Typically resolves in 6-9 months

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    rash with bumps or blisters, leg skin changes, skin changes on arm, head or neck skin changes, genital skin changes
    Symptoms that never occur with molluscum contagiosum:
    fever, headache
    Urgency:
    Phone call or in-person visit
  5. 5.Basal Cell Carcinoma

    Basal cell carcinoma is a slow-growing form of skin cancer. Skin cancer falls into two major groups: Non-melanoma and melanoma. Basal cell carcinoma is a type of non-melanoma skin cancer.

    Indefinite

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    skin colored mass on lower leg, painless lower leg bump, marble-size lower leg lump, growing lower leg bump, pink or red lower leg bump
    Urgency:
    Primary care doctor
  6. 6.Dermatofibroma

    Dermatofibroma (superficial benign fibrous histiocytoma) is a common cutaneous nodule of unknown etiology that occurs more often in women. Dermatofibroma frequently develops on the extremities (mostly the lower legs) and is usually asymptomatic, although pruritus and tenderness can be present

    Resolves with treatment

    Rarity:
    Rare
    Top Symptoms:
    lower leg itch, skin colored mass on lower leg, painful lower leg lump, marble-size lower leg lump, small lower leg lump
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Skin Colored Mass on Lower Leg

  • Q.Any fever today or during the last week?
  • Q.Is your lower leg bump painful to touch?
  • Q.Do you have a rash?
  • Q.Is there something on the surface of the bump?

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Skin Colored Mass on Lower Leg Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced skin colored mass on lower leg have also experienced:

    • 16% Lower Leg Pain
    • 12% Skin - Colored Ankle Bump
    • 5% Feeling Itchy or Tingling All Over
  • People who have experienced skin colored mass on lower leg had symptoms persist for:

    • 40% Over a Month
    • 21% Less Than a Week
    • 15% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced skin colored mass on lower leg were most often matched with:

    • 40% Skin Cyst
    • 34% Lipoma
    • 24% Wart
  • Source: Aggregated and anonymized results from visits to the Buoy AI health assistant (check it out by clicking on “Take Quiz”).

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