Cough and hoarseness

Body Region: Chest
Author: Michele Anzidei

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.

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