A 63-year-old female asked:
4cm x 1.5cm tumor on jaw bone. jaw bone nearly gone also going to sinus cavity. surgery 12/2. cancer?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Neurosurgery 34 years experience
Check pathology: Have you checked with the doctors that did the surgery 12/2? Based on the 4x1.5 cm tumor that was removed? They should have a pathologic diagnosis as to what kind of tumor this was and whether it was benign, low grade, or a cancer. Certainly, if there is the need for other therapies such as radiation or chemotherapy-one would be suspicious for a more concerning tumor pathology.
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Orthodontics 53 years experience
Possibly: Ask Surgeon for definitive diagnosis and try to move surgery from 12/2 to yesterday.
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Last updated May 5, 2019
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