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Why is there bleeding in nasopharyngeal carcinoma?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
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In brief: Lesions irritated.

Nasopharyngeal cancers cause bleeding probably because the lesions are not always well differentiated, and thus are easily irritated.
Because these are usually squamous, and they may have a lot of blood vessels and break apart easily, causing bleeding.

In brief: Lesions irritated.

Nasopharyngeal cancers cause bleeding probably because the lesions are not always well differentiated, and thus are easily irritated.
Because these are usually squamous, and they may have a lot of blood vessels and break apart easily, causing bleeding.
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