fungating

fungating

adjective Referring to growth that is both rapid and exuberant, a term generally referring to a rapidly progressive cancer or fulminant infection.

fungating

(fŭn′gāt-ĭng)
Growing rapidly like a fungus; said of certain tumors.

fungating

Forming an elevated, irregular growth mass. Commonly implying malignancy.
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OGD (Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy) showed a fungating mass which turned out to be poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma strong positive to AW1/AE3 and CK7 on histopathology and immunohistochemistry.
Polypoid and fungating form of elephantiasic pretibial myxedema with involvement of the hands.
Bormann's classification described the appearance of GC as type I for polypoid growth, type II for fungating growth, type III for ulcerating growth, and type IV for diffusely infiltrating growth (linitis plastica in SRC).
Macroscopically, most CAPUs are described as nodular or multinodular lesions with a myometrial or subserosal localization and a fungating appearance.
plexiform, epithelioid, multinodular, fungating and vascular.
We developed logistic regression models to analyse the association of HAART with CD4 count, urban/rural residence, fungating lesions, ulceration and lymphoedema, and treatment delay, controlling for age and sex.
6) However, we believe that the use of the Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator[R] (CUSA[R]) was novel and appropriate in the case of rapidly progressing fungating aggressive cancer recurrence.
The tumor is often small and flat or sometimes a fungating mass within dilated bile ducts.
These were not the girls that could wash bedpans out until they shone or treat fungating wounds that stunk.
The OSCC may present clinically as a red lesion (erythroplakia), white lesion (leukoplakia) or a mixed red and white lesion (speckled leukoplakia), an ulcer, fungating mass or an infiltrative lesion21,22.
Urgent colonoscopy was performed immediately, identifying a fungating, polypoid tumor about 15 cm above the anal verge with partial intestinal obstruction [Figure 1]a.
Small fungating masses were found on the lateral wall of the urinary bladder and were partially resected.