Hypopharyngeal tumor 2

CASE : 0282

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Case presentation
Age: 67
Sex: M
Chief complaint: Throat discomfort
Race
Asian
History
The patient presented with a 3 month history of throat discomfort. He initially consulted an otorhinolaryngological clinic. A phyma was detected in the posterior wall of the oropharynx. He was referred to our hospital for detailed examination/treatment.
Past history
Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia.
Family history
Noncontributory
Smoking
47 pack years
Drinking
Sho-chu at 360 ml/day
Physical status
On exam, a protruding lesion was noted on the right side of the posterior wall of the oropharynx.The vocal cords were mobile.
No lymphadenopathy.
Laboratory test
[Chemistry] Within normal limits.
[CBC] Within normal limits.
Release date
2013-08-30
Various codes
ACR Code:272.373
Contributor: Hirofumi Kuno
Joseph H. Liao
Institution: National Cancer Center East
Country: Japan
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