Hypopharyngeal tumor 3

CASE : 0283

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Case presentation
Age: 69
Sex: M
Chief complaint: Throat discomfort
Race
Asian
History
The patient complained of 2 months of throat discomfort with associated dysphagia. When he consulted a local clinic 1 month prior to presentation, a phyma was discovered at the right piriform sinus with associated fixation of the right vocal cords. Biopsy suggested squamous cell carcinoma. He was referred to our hospital.
Past history
Hypertension
Family history
Noncontributory
Smoking
80 pack years
Drinking
Whisky 500 ml/day
Physical status
No cervical lymphadenopathy. Laryngeal endoscopy showed a wide-base tumor on the lateral wall of the right piriform sinus. A fissure with submucosal swelling was noted. The right vocal cords were fixed.
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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