Lump on the spine

Patient

Q: I have noticed that my back has been sore for about a week now and I thought it might be due to sleeping wrong or that I was starting my period. However, last night I noticed that I actually have a lumo on my spine a little further down than the middle of my back. The lump feels like a hard muscle or scar tissue or something and it moves slightly when you push on it. It is about 3 inches in length and maybe an inch wide. Do you have any idea what this could be?

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