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male lump on left side of rib

I recently found a soft lump on my boyfriends left side middle rib cage. The lump is about 1 inch to 1 1/2 inch in diameter. He has no pain around that area. He did not even know it was there. He has migraines but doctors are studying him for that. They gave him medicines to relieve his migraines for now.

What are the possible diagnosis you can tell me about this so I may further research on it, just in case.
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Hi.  If that soft lump is movable (not fixed to the chest wall) and seems to be located just underneath the skin, it's probably just a benign condition like a lipoma (a non-cancerous growth consisting of fat cells) or an epidermal inclusion cyst (an accumulation of oily secretions from skin glands, which got clogged up).
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