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Content updated on Sep 20, 2022

What is pharyngeal tumor?

A tumor of the throat. It can be benign (non-cancerous) or malignant(cancerous), hence investigations are needed to tell them apart.

Symptoms of pharyngeal tumor

  • Sore throat

  • Swollen lymph nodes, usually small swellings at the neck, armpits, groin and behind the ears

  • Hoarse voice

  • Mouth pain

Questions your doctor may ask to check for pharyngeal tumor

Your doctor may ask these questions to diagnose pharyngeal tumor

  • Do you have a sore throat?

  • Do you feel your lymph nodes are swollen and enlarged?

  • Do you have a hoarse voice?

  • Do you have pain inside your mouth?

Treatment for pharyngeal tumor

This requires a specialist to confirm the diagnosis and recommend a treatment plan. The main types of treatment include surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, or a combination of the above. Maintaining good nutrition is an important goal, as the cancer may block food from being swallowed well.

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References

  • Bakshi SS. Parapharyngeal Tumor. Am J Med. 2016 Dec;129(12):e331-e332. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.06.021. Epub 2016 Jul 15. PMID: 27427319.

    https://www.amjmed.com/article/S0002-9343(16)30689-1/fulltext

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