A 32-year-old member asked:
If i have uneven, misshappen ulcerated tonsils, is this a sign of cancer?
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Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Possible: To know that the tonsils are misshappen and ulcerated suggests that there were symptoms requiring evaluation. Misshapen and ulcerated suggests that there is a definined infection causing this problem or that a malignant process is taking place. Squamous cell carcinoma is not uncommon nor is lymphoma. Considering the possibility of tumor development, biopsy is a requirement.
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Last updated Oct 13, 2016
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