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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Giant condyloma acuminatum is a large, fungating, and locally destructive form of condyloma acuminatum.
The hospital report also showed that Ahmad has multiple melanomas on the scalp, face, chest, abdomen and the back along with a large lesion on the scalp which is 4 by 5 cm and fungating.
However, on gross features of the incidental GBC cases, 5 cases had growth (2 fungating mass and 3 solid gray white mass), 2 cases had an irregular mucosa, 1 case had a contracted gallbladder, and 1 case had a thick fibrosed wall.
Scopy findings revealed that the prepyloric and pyloric portions of the stomach were completely taken over by a huge amorphous, fungating mass which had multiple ulcerating areas and had led to the near complete destruction of the normal architecture.
In olden times cancer was detected by means of smelling, means the tumour has advanced so much that it is fungating and emanating bad smell.
It often presents as an ulcerative or fungating lesion of the head and neck and other sun-exposed areas.
On intra-oral examination she had an associated left tonsillar fungating lesion.
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.
At the macroscopic examination, tumours were classified according to the criteria proposed by Borrmann into polypoid, fungating, ulcerated, and infiltrative [24].
Due to her clinical symptoms, upper endoscopy was performed, and a variegated fungating mass with very prominent lymphoreticular nodularity and friability was found along the medial aspect of the lesser curvature of the stomach at the juncture of the body with the antrum.
Two cases showed mild reduction in size and underwent excision in view of local fungating mass over variable period of time.
Physical examination revealed an approximately 15 cm x 10 cm fungating mass with multiple sinuses and fistulas involving entire right buttock and perineum along with a very foul-smelling purulent discharge (Figure 1).