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December 1941


Arch Otolaryngol. 1941;34(6):1168-1170. doi:10.1001/archotol.1941.00660041262011

The case to be reported is of interest because of the rather uncommon type and location of the tumor and its occurrence in a patient in his seventh decade:

REPORT OF A CASE  Mr. R., 71 years old, was first seen by me on Oct. 14, 1940, referred by Dr. W. T. Heldmann and the patient's son, Dr. O. W. Race, of Staten Island, N. Y. For the past year he had experienced considerable difficulty in swallowing and was troubled with regurgitation of food and severe paroxysms of coughing. Recently, there had been some wheezing. There had been occasional attacks of dyspnea at night. There was no expectoration of blood or mucus. Physical examination of the heart and lungs revealed nothing abnormal. The blood was normal; the sedimentation rate was normal. The urine contained a faint trace of albumin and a few hyaline casts. The Wassermann reaction was negative. An

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