Hypopharyngeal tumor 7

CASE : 0287

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Case presentation
Age: 67
Sex: M
Chief complaint: Throat pain
Race
Asian
History
The patient had an 8-month history of throat discomfort. One month prior to presentation, he consulted a local otorhinolaryngology clinic because of a sore throat. Initial workup lead to a tentative diagnosis of hypopharyngeal cancer, for which he was referred to our hospital.
Past history
Hypertension, appendicitis
Family history
Noncontributory
Smoking
No tobacco use
Drinking
1 can of beer daily and 50ml shochu daily
Physical status
In the right piriform sinus, there was mass with a slightly necrotic surface, partially involving the aryepiglottic fold. In the right arytenoid region, abnormal vascularity was noted. Normal vocal cord mobility. There was glottic insufficiency. No cervical lymphadenopathy.
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 Cacer Center
Country: Japan
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