Hypopharyngeal tumor 5

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Case presentation
Age: 59
Sex: M
Chief complaint: Throat pain, dysphagia
Race
Asian
History
The patient had a 5-month history of throat pain and discomfort. He consulted a local otorhinolaryngology clinic. A hypopharyngeal tumor was found. He was referred to our hospital for further workup and management.
Past history
Hypertension, cerebral infarction
Smoking
15 pack years
Drinking
3 glasses (200 ml) of shochu daily
Physical status
An ulcerated mass was found, involving the medial side of the right piriform sinus to the aryepiglottic fold. The right vocal cords were fixed. The left vocal cords were mobile. 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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