What Causes Pain Behind Right Shoulder Blade?

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Definition

Hump behind the shoulders is a lump of fat on the back of the neck.


Alternative Names

Buffalo hump; Dorsocervical fat pad


Considerations

A hump behind the shoulders by itself is not a sign of any one, specific condition. The doctor must consider this along with other symptoms and test results.


Common Causes
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