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Neck pain. Endoscopy shows fungal growth involving right pyrifomfossa, malignancy. Meaning?

hello dr, i am cccccc, i want to know that my father s age 49 years, he suffering from neck problem, today he has done ENDOSCOPY . IMPRESSION- -FUNGATING UGLY GROWTH INVOLVING RIGHT PYRIFOMFOSSA. -ANTERIOR PHARYNGEAL WALL AND ADJOING EPIGLOTTIS SURFACE. -OVER ALL LOOKS MALIGNANT. -NEEDS BIOPSY Please sent me hats problem and whats solution. thanks
Asked On : Tue, 8 Jan 2013
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hi there, the endoscopy report suggests that your father has a growth in the upper part of his pharengeal wall or the food pipe and it is big, ulcerated and protruding into the lumen. It most probabelllly signifies malignancy or cancer and to confirm the diagnosis the doctor's will have to take a small bit from it usually via an endoscope and sent it for microscopic exam which will determine whether it is just an ulcer or benign or whether it is cancerous which will need to have surgical or other definitive treatment. Overall the situation looks pretty grim and it would do your father good to get the biopsy done that the earliest. All the best. Take care.
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