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What causes skin nodule? 5 possible conditions

A nodule is a growth of abnormal tissue. Nodules can develop just below the skin. They can also develop in deeper skin tissues or internal organs. The thyroid gland and lymph nodes may develop nodules as well. People can mistake other conditions for... Read more

See a list of possible causes in order from the most common to the least.

1

Keloid Scar of Skin

Keloids are smooth, hard growths that sometimes form when scar tissue grows excessively. They are not harmful but may be much larger than the original wound.

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2

Burkitt's Lymphoma

Burkitt's lymphoma is a relatively rare and aggressive form of non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

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3

Rheumatic Fever

Rheumatic fever is a complication of strep throat. If it's left untreated, it can cause permanent damage to your heart. Find out about symptoms and treatment.

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4

Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis)

Valley fever is an infection caused by the Coccidioides fungus. Learn about valley fever symptoms, causes, treatment, prevention, and more.

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5

Polyarteritis Nodosa

Polyarteritis nodosa (PAN) is a serious but rare disease of the blood vessels caused by an immune system malfunction.

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This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose.
Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.
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