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Cough and hoarseness

    Author: Michele Anzidei
    Body Region: Chest

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3.1 CT Findings
    3.2 CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 69-year-old man presented to the otorhinolaryngology department with a 3-month history of cough, progressive hoarseness and chest pain.
    • On questioning, he indicated that he had been smoking for 40 years.
    • Endoscopy revealed left vocal cord palsy.
    • Contrast-enhanced CT of the neck and chest was performed in order to investigate potential causes of the vocal cord palsy.