Depending on where the tumor is located, you may or may not be able to notice swelling in the area. This swelling may not arise for a few weeks after the initial pain symptoms. The swelling may take the form of a lump or mass surrounding the tumor or bone, which can make it difficult to diagnose. As the most common areas for osteosarcoma are in the vicinity of your joints, the swelling and inflammation may hinder their movement causing pain during your normal daily activities.
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