Hypopharyngeal tumor 6

CASE : 0286

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Case presentation
Age: 78
Sex: M
Chief complaint: Hoarseness
Race
Asian
History
The patient had a 2-month history of hoarseness. He consulted a local clinic. A mass was found in the postcricoid of the hypopharynx. Biopsy suggested hypopharyngeal cancer (squamous cell carcinoma). He was referred to our hospital for treatment.
Past history
Cataracts
Family history
Noncontributory
Smoking
30 pack years
Drinking
1 bottle of beer daily
Physical status
On exam, a protruding mass was seen extending from the postcricoid to the medial wall of the left piriform sinus. There was decreased mobility of the vocal cords bilaterally. Mild cervical lymphadenopathy bilaterally.
Laboratory test
[Chemistry] Within normal limits.
[CBC] Within normal limits.
Release date
2013-09-27
Various codes
ACR Code:272.373
Contributor: Hirofumi Kuno
Joseph H. Liao
Institution: National Cancer Center East
Country: Japan
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