Last updated on: February 9th, 2024

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Another sore throat


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A 46-year-old man presents with throat discomfort and pain upon swallowing since last night. These symptoms rapidly worsened over time, such that he now feels as if his throat is “closing up.” The discomfort is worse on lying down. He also feels weak and ill. His medical history is unremarkable. He has smoked a total of 20 pack years.

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