Tumor on shoulder.

Hi doctor, I am a 61 year old female, for the past 2-3 weeks a tumor on my right shoulder is developed. As a result of this my right shoulder has distorted to a minor extent. No pain and no previous family history regarding this. Please advise which specialist to consult?

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Family Physician

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  1. Hello and thanks for posting us on Medimetry.These masses can be either benign or malignant lesions.The few possibilities in your case are lipoma,sarcoma,fibrosarcoma,metastatic mass etc.Is the lesion painful?What is the size of the lesion?A detailed history,clinical examination and workup is essential to arrive at diagnosis. Treatment will depend on the exact cause. Take care and write us back .Keep us posted on your health.