Hypopharyngeal tumor 4

CASE : 0284

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Age: 59
Sex: M
Chief complaint: Throat pain
Race
Asian
History
The patient had a 4-month history of throat pain and discomfort. After three months, he developed hoarseness, and consulted a local otorhinolaryngology clinic. A hypopharyngeal tumor was found. He was referred to our hospital for detailed examination/treatment.
Past history
None
Smoking
20 pack years
Drinking
Japanese sake at 200 ml/day
Physical status
An ulcerated mass was seen extending from the medial side of the left piriform sinus to the aryepiglottic fold. The left vocal cords were fixed. The right vocal cords were unremarkable. No cervical 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
Satoshi Fujii
Joseph H. Liao
Institution: National Cancer Center East
Country: Japan
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