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1559953 tn?1294796490

Weird lump has appeared on face / Picture attached

Just today we noticed our year-and-a-half old boston terrier has a weird growth just above his eye, when we hold him still and poke and prod a bit it doesn't seem to be too sensitive, and it is quite hard feeling. My profile picture is a close up of the lump... anyone recognize it as anything in particular?
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234713 tn?1283530259
MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL
Hello,  

I viewed the photo.  It is very difficult to diagnosis dermal lesions from photos, especially on pet's,  because the masses are usually located under hair.  

The mass could be anything from an infected hair follicle, to an abscess, to a histiocytoma,  to the beginning of cellulitis and more.  

It would be best to have the lesion examined by a vet, who can perform a needle biopsy for a definitive diagnosis.
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