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A 26-year-old woman consulted because of a bony lump at the right side of her head. She already noticed it 10 years ago but it slowly grew in size, and now it is causing some discomfort especially when she is brushing her hair. On examination, she had a hard, non-movable mass at the right side of her head, underneath the skin. CT scan showed that it was an osteoma, a benign bone tumor. 

The patient underwent surgery to remove the osteoma. A high-speed drill was used. The surgery took 30 minutes and the patient was discharged home on the same day.






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